Distance Learning: Cowboys and Miners PowerPoint Lesson (with Guided Notes)

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4th - 7th, Homeschool
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This Cowboys and Miners Lesson is the perfect addition to your social studies classroom!

  • The PowerPoint Lesson is visually engaging and include many pictures, video links, and thought-provoking questions! I use it to teach my fifth graders about this concept, but it is appropriate for older students as well.
  • This lesson includes 2 pages of guided notes that students can use to follow along while you teach. The Guided Notes come in both a printable and digital version for use with Google Classroom.

The lesson covers the following topics:

1. The Gold Rush

2. Boom Towns and Ghost Towns

3. Entrepreneurs: Levi Strauss

4. Cowboy Life

5. Cattle Drives

6. Black Cowboys of Texas: Nat Love, Bose Ikard, and Bill Pickett

7. Famous Cattle Trails: Chisholm Trail and the Great Western Cattle Trail

This lesson (along with interactive notes, printables, and more) is INCLUDED in my Westward Expansion Unit

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Take a look at my other history lessons:

Civil War and Reconstruction Unit

Westward Expansion Unit

The Suffrage Movement

The Early 1900’s Unit

American Expansionism

The Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression Unit

World War 2 Unit

The Cold War Conflicts

Civil Rights Movement

September 11 Attacks

Economics Unit

Save with Bundles: History Bundle 1, History Bundle 2, History Bundle 3, History Bundle 4

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Total Pages
55 slides and 2 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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