This is a PowerPoint Presentation that I prepared for my 5th grade students.
Building your Map Skills
Cowboys and Cattle Trails
Good News and Problems
Solution to the Problem
Rail Road Cars
1st Cattle Trail
Quick Review /Assessment - 3 questions that can be discussed or graded
The Great Western Cattle Trail
"Head 'em up and move 'em out!"
Black Cowboys of Texas
End of the “Old West”
I taught this over several days. There are little stops signs for each day.
Each slide includes photos of the event/ person mentioned.
GA Educators below you will find the GPS standard that I connected with this PowerPoint.
SS5H3 The student will describe how life changed in America at the turn of the
a. Describe the role of the cattle trails in the late 19th century; include the Black
Cowboys of Texas, the Great Western Cattle Trail, and the Chisholm Trail
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