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Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage

Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage
Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage
Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage
Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage
Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage
Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage
Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage
Adventure and Death Crossing the Great Plains Primary Source Reading Passage
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"There they were - dead and scalped - horses gone, and wagons on fire. The Indians had taken all the freight they could use, piled wood under the wagons, and set it on fire.”

This engaging NO PREP reading passage will leave your students with an unforgettable understanding of the hardships faced by settlers during westward expansion. The information sheet briefly introduces the harsh environment of the Great Plains and gives students primary source stories that will grab their attention. After reading, students will complete the response worksheet that contains multiple choice and short answer questions. Works well as a quick textbook free in-class activity, homework, or sub plans. Just print and go!

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Key words:
Westward Expansion, Western Expansion, Great Plains, Wagon Trains, Technological Advances, Native Americans, American Indians, Reading passage, Comprehension passage, nonfiction reading passage, Railroads, Steel Plows, Little History Monster

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