Looking for resources to have Pioneer Days in your classroom? Look no further than this comprehensive unit on pioneers! This unit includes activities to stretch out Pioneer Days to a full week or pick and choose what you have time for in the classroom.
Unit includes the following:
-Pioneers "are, can, have" brainstorming chart
-"Pioneers" informational reading page with vocabulary foldable, main idea/ detail
-"The Journey West: Looking at Different Perspectives" fictional reading passage, graphic
organizers, text-based questions page, descriptive writing graphic organizer and
writing page, opinion writing prompt, graphic organizer, and writing page
-"California Gold Rush" informational reading passage, vocabulary foldable
-"The Journey West" informational reading passage, cause and effect graphic
-"Life on the Frontier" informational reading passage, sequencing graphic organizer
-"Pioneer Children" informational reading passage, Text-evidence questions page,
Compare and Contrast cut and paste
-"The Oregon Trail" graphic source with passage, comprehension questions page
-"Mine, Mine, Mine" possessive nouns practice
-Panning for Gold Activity-graphing practice page, reading a graph questions page
-"Planting a Garden" area & perimeter activity page
-Multi-step word problems page (pioneer themed)
-"Time's a Tickin'" Elapsed time practice page
-Math skills practice cut and paste
-Multiplication color by number
Games: (direction pages included)
-"Drop the Handkerchief"
-"Hot or Cold"
-"Bind Man's Bluff"
-"Bear in the Pit"
-Pioneer Doodle Notes page