Lessons for American Old West

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  • California – Becoming an Agricultural and Industrial Power - … novel about Lalu Nathoy, a Chinese pioneer woman in the American West, recommended for teacher reading. This source is out of print … , 2001 Schlissel, Lillian. Black Frontiers: A History of African American Heroes in the Old West. Simon and Schuster, 1995. Meet "Stagecoach Mary", Biddy … many other ordinary and extra ordinary people of African American descent who traveled west after the Civil War. This is an excellent …
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  • Lessons in Courage: Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and Ruby Bridges - … Topic Americans Move West: The Santa Fe Trail Study Guide for Walking Stars In Memory of Sand Creek Exploring Northeast Native Americans: The … Culture American Indian Storytelling: A Tradition Thanksgiving: An Amerian Indian Celebration The Denver March Powwow The Cowboys/Vaqueros Celebrations School West High … is created by the children. Ruby Bridges, A Six-Year-Old With Courage......................................................... 37 The story of a first grader who …
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  • The Good, The Bad and the Goofy - … About the Show The Trio discover that life in the Old West is nothing like a cowboy movie. They need all of … cowboy remains an American icon. re Want students to get even mo excited about hi story? Check out the old West adventure for … Lane Smith. (Puffin, 2002) The Trio has landed in the Old West, which turns out to be a lot less glamorous than … Born to Be a Cowgirl: a Spirited ride through the old West by Candace Savage. (Tricycle Press, 2002) From Fannie Sperry to …
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  • Cowboys - Objectives Students will understand the following: 1. Old West cowboys produced a category of literature. 2. People still write … old as cowboys themselves! For lack of better things to do after a hard day on the range, cowboys of the Old West … movement changed American lives and led to regional tensions. Benchmarks: Understands significant religious, social, and cultural changes in the American West. Summer Productions …
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  • Don't Fence Me In - … reason, some historians have dated the end of the Old West era of American history to the invention and widespread use of barbed … West, Atheneum, 2006. Miller, Brandon Marie, Buffalo Gals, Women of the Old West, Lerner, 1995. Schlissel, Lillian, Black Frontiers: A History of African American Heroes in the Old West, Simon and Schuster …
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  • Get the Point! - … the West, Atheneum, 2006. Murdoch, David Hamilton, Cowboy, Eyewitness Books, Knopf, 1993. Schlissel, Lillian, Black Frontiers: A History of African American Heroes in the Old West, Simon and Schuster for Young Readers, 2000. www.agclassroom … them. The solution was the famous cattle drives of the Old West. 1. What is an antonym for the word "feral?" 2 … them. The solution was the famous cattle drives of the Old West. 1. What is an antonym for the word "feral?" The …
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  • Pioneer Perspectives - Diverse Opinions on Westward Migration - … focus on American travel west and are designed to enhance reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. McGowen, Tom. African Americans in the Old West. New York: Children's Press, 1998 This informational text describes the difficulties African Americans faced as they traveled west, as well as their accomplishments and contributions to American society. It contains many …
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  • Indiana Humanities Council - … Grade Level Grade11 Topic the West was Won...and Lost Creator Brian Miller Geographic Area The American West Time Period 1861-1890 Duration … of the old west. Video Instructional Plan Instructional Description Day Day 1-Intro -Fake Treaty with Students (See Below) to the West -Quiz … + Old West Trading Card Rubric + Chapter Study Guide + Chapter Test Updated and Revised Assignments and Lessons + How the lessons worked + Native American Timeline …
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  • The Road to California - … was provided by Hollywood. The film industry frequently portrayed the Old West as a territory populated by white cowboys and white settlers … African-Americans in the Old West by Tom McGowen (ISBN 0-516-20835-7) Black Frontiers - A History of African American Heroes in the Old West … Katz (ISBN 0-689-81410-0) Black Women of the Old West by William Loren Katz (ISBN 0-689-81410-0) Hidden … understanding of the "diversity of people who migrated into the American West during the Westward Expansion period." Sample lessons from the Museum …
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  • At Home on the range - … and is sometimes mistaken for old beef. Language Arts/Social Studies 1. Students will locate the American Great Plains on a map … .agclassroom.org/ok extra reading Brandenburg, Jim, An American Safari: Adventures on the North American Prairie, Walker & Co., 1996. Gregory, Kristina, The … , Odyssey, 1993. Miller, Brandon Marie, Buffalo Gals:Women of the Old West, Lerner, 1995. Meyer, Carolyn, Where the Broken Heart Still Beats …
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