Oregon Trail Doodle Notes and Digital Guided Notes

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6th - 11th, Homeschool
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This is a great introductory resource to the Oregon Trail for my students. It defines a ton of vocabulary and explains many different facts about traveling the trail.
I used this is my ELL students to help them visualize the new information. It was very engaging for them!
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These Oregon Trail graphic notes are an engaging way for students to learn about the Oregon Trail.

What's included with the printed Doodle Notes:

*Greyscale version to be used a coloring sheets or for doodling while you go over the information. Use one or both pages. (2 pages; uneditable PDFs)

*Color version for examples or displays (2 pages; uneditable PDFs)

*Version for students to take notes on and keys. Use one or both pages. (4 pages; uneditable PDFs)

*Wrap-up handout (1 pages; uneditable PDFs)

*PowerPoint that covers all of the material in the doodle notes and includes video links to help you expand your lesson (26 slides, white text is editable but graphics are not)

What's included with the Digital Guided Notes (these notes cover the same content and look the same as the doodle notes, but they are not considered doodle notes since students cannot color or interact with the pages like they would in print)

*Teacher directions and suggestions (3 pages, uneditable PDF)

*Blank version of digital guided notes (2 pages; students type into text boxes; fillable PDF and Google Slides versions; not editable in Adobe Pro or Slides)

*Fill in the Blanks version of digital guided notes (2 pages; fillable PDF and Google Slides versions; not editable in Adobe Pro or Slides)

*Wrap-up Handout (1 page; fillable PDF and Google Slides versions; not editable in Adobe Pro or Slides)

*PowerPoint and Google Slides versions of the presentation that covers all of the material in the doodle notes (26 slides; the text in the PowerPoint/Google Slides is editable, but graphics are not)

**This zip file contains uneditable PDF and PowerPoint files.

This download contains files that may be printed and copied or used digitally. Use whichever version fit best with your class. The other version remain yours in case you ever need to use them (in case your school makes the jump to 1:1 classes sometime in the future or if you have a student whose IEP requires a hard copy of assignments instead of digital ones).

You may put the materials in this file on a LMS for STUDENT USE that RESTRICTS access like Google Drive, Google Classroom, OneDrive, Edmodo, Blackboard, etc. where students are either invited via an email address or log in with a user name and password. IT MAY NOT BE UPLOADED TO A CLASS WEBSITE UNLESS THE SITE IS RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH A LOGIN AND PASSWORD AND IT MAY NOT BE USED IN A COURSE ON OUTSCHOOL OR ANY SIMILAR PLATFORMS/MARKETPLACES.

Questions? Email me at andrea@musingsofahistorygal.com.

This zip file contains PDFs and PowerPoint files.

***These doodle notes are included in the following bundles:***

* U.S. History to 1877 Doodle Notes Bundle

* Manifest Destiny and Expansion of United States Bundle

* U.S. History to 1877 Bundle

* U.S. History Mega Bundle: Exploration to Present

Doodle notes is a trademarked term used with permission. Please visit doodlenotes.org for more information.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).


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