4.20 – Explain the impact of individuals who created interest in land west of the Appalachian Mountains, including:
Daniel Boone (Wilderness Road)
Thomas Sharp Spencer
Dr. Thomas Walker
This resource can be used when teaching the new Tennessee Social Studies standards on settling the Colonies. For this activity, the teacher ideally would have taught this information already, or the teacher can introduce this as a notebook activity as introducing information. There is also a page of text included that can be used as a pre-teaching exercise.