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The Pony Express Reading Passage - Westward Expansion

The Pony Express Reading Passage - Westward Expansion
The Pony Express Reading Passage - Westward Expansion
The Pony Express Reading Passage - Westward Expansion
The Pony Express Reading Passage - Westward Expansion
The Pony Express Reading Passage - Westward Expansion
The Pony Express Reading Passage - Westward Expansion
The Pony Express Reading Passage - Westward Expansion
The Pony Express Reading Passage - Westward Expansion
Product Description
"The approaching man fired on him at once, but missed his aim. Quick as lightning Wild Bill pulled his revolver and returned the fire. The stranger fell dead."

This gripping NO PREP reading passage and response question worksheet will bring the thrill of the Pony Express to life for you students. The passage summarizes the coming and passing of the Express and includes an engaging primary source account of adventure on the trail. After reading the passage, students complete the response worksheet which contains a mix of multiple choice and short answer questions.

This product works well as an in class activity, hook/attention grabber, homework or sub plan. Just print and go!

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Key words: Pony Express, Pony Express Relay, Pony Express Trail, Westward Expansion, Westward Migration, The West, The Great Plains, Cowboy, Lone Rider, Telegraph, Transcontinental Telegraph, Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Communication, California

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Total Pages
3 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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