Oregon Trail

Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail
Oregon Trailplay
Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail
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(2 MB|17 PDF pages)
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Product Description

Oregon Trail Board Game is the perfect hands-on activity for teaching students about life and challenges along the Oregon Trail! As students travel the Oregon Trail, they must work to keep a supply of food and keep their family members alive despite the difficulties they will face. A food log and reflection worksheet have been included so students can document their experience during and after the game.

You take a closer look at this board game by clicking on the video preview or the product preview!

What Is Included with This Oregon Trail Board Game?

  • Game board
  • 30 Life on the Trail Cards (these cards describe things travelers might experience along the Oregon Trail)
  • 18 Hunting Cards
  • The Oregon Trail Food Log worksheet (allows students to record what food they collect and lose along the Oregon Trail)
  • The Oregon Trail Reflection worksheet (allows students to reflect on their experience and compare their experience to what life was really like along the Oregon Trail)
  • Teacher instructions
  • Student instructions

Students will have a blast while learning about life on the Oregon Trail!

What Standards Are Covered?

While this unit is specifically aligned with Virginia U.S. History SOL USI.8a-b, it also closely matches most U.S. History standards related to the Oregon Trail and westward expansion.

What Are Other Buyers Saying?

"Very fun and engaging. My students loved it." (Pamela S.)

"My students LOVED it!" (Amy S.)

"Fun and informational game for students!"

Want to Save Money?

This Oregon Trail Board Game is also included in the following bundles for a discounted price:

Westward Expansion Unit

U.S. History Part 1 Unit Bundle

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