Students independently or collaboratively research the Oregon Trail in order to create a historical travel brochure detailing the overland experience. After researching the Oregon Trail, students are ready to create their travel brochures and apply their knowledge. ***Paper PDF AND Google Drive Resource Included!***
This resource can be completed on paper or online with laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, or any device that supports Google Drive. The included Teacher's Guide includes access to the links that will allow you to make your own copy of the resources for use in Google Classroom/Google Drive.
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Teacher tips and tricks are included to make implementing this lesson a breeze! The teacher's guide also includes student friendly websites that can be used to complete the entire research guide.
Oregon Trail Research Guide:
The student research guide is broken down into categories making it easy to follow and complete independently using the internet. A space for a bibliography is also included.
Complete Travel Brochure Directions:
The directions are easy to follow and outline necessary requirements for each panel of the travel brochure.
Oregon Trail Travel Brochure Template:
The travel brochure template is ready for students to add information after completing the research guide. Brochure panels include:
→ Cover Page
→ Frequently Asked Questions
→ Reasons for Moving West
→ Oregon Trail Information
→ Supply Company Advertisement
→ Black Outline Map
Oregon Trail Research Guide Sample Answers:
Sample answers are provided for the entire research guide.
Oregon Trail Travel Brochure Rubric:
The rubric provides students with clear expectations for completing the travel brochure. Students are graded on historical accuracy, completion, neatness, and effort.
ADDITIONAL US HISTORY RESOURCES:
13 Colonies Text, Map Lesson, and Quiz (Digital and Printable)
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Historical Documents Primary Source Bundle (Printable and Digital)
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