Westward Expansion - Create a Pioneer Writing Project

Westward Expansion - Create a Pioneer Writing Project
Westward Expansion - Create a Pioneer Writing Project
Westward Expansion - Create a Pioneer Writing Project
Westward Expansion - Create a Pioneer Writing Project
Westward Expansion - Create a Pioneer Writing Project
Westward Expansion - Create a Pioneer Writing Project
Westward Expansion - Create a Pioneer Writing Project
Westward Expansion - Create a Pioneer Writing Project
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Create-a-Pioneer Mini Project

A fun, engaging mini-project for your unit on pioneer life during American Westward expansion! This packet asks students to invent a fake pioneer and develop a backstory for him or her through written responses to questions. Students also must write a diary entry documenting a day in the pioneer's life, and a letter persuading a friend or family member in the east to come west. Bring Common Core Writing into the content area in an exciting and engaging way!

This product includes:

•Student project cover page

•Pioneer background short answer response questions

•Shopping list page

•Trail map page

•3 diary entry pages

•Reflection questions

•Persuasive letter page

•Grading rubric

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Last updated: 7/16/16

Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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