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4th Grade CBA
4th Grade CBA
People on the Move CBA
National Oregon/ California Trail Center
The movement of people has played a large role in shaping our world. You will choose a group of people and describe how their needs and wants (economic reasons) and location (geography) caused them to move. You will also create a map illustrating this movement.
Social Studies Student Directions
Social Studies Scoring Guide
EVSD Technology Rubric and Recommended Activities
The National Oregon/ California Trail Center- Learn about the wagons, supplies, and animals used on the trek west. Also, get a detailed look at a day on the trail.
Pioneers- This page tells the story of the pioneers and their adventures on the trail to their new lives on the frontiers of North America.
The Oregon Trail Virtual Tour- The Oregon Trail Website provides a virtual tour of landmarks along the historic trail.
Oregon Trail Thinkquest- Learn about the route, the hardships, and supplies used along the journey.
Discovery Education Videos
The Oregon Trail- 16 minutes
Discover why thousands of Americans left their homes in the East to endure months of hardship to settle in the West. Learn about the special challenges of the trip, as well as the day-to-day routine, via re-enactments of the entire trip on the wagon train between Missouri and the West Coast.