The Oregon Trail is an important part of the history of the United States. Your students will enjoy learning about the history and geography of the Oregon Trail with the components of this engaging, helpful resource!

In addition to the beautiful collaborative poster, students will complete a Close Reading unit and activities. The collaborative poster features a writing prompt and brain friendly fun. Students will collaborate to assemble the poster for your classroom wall, bulletin board, classroom door, hallway, lobby, or library. Watch students and staff stop and look at your Oregon Trail poster…it is eye catching!

The Oregon Trail collaborative poster includes assembly instructions and helpful tips to make it even better! You will only need to print this one time per class! That’s it.The collaboration poster project is a perfect size to laminate.

You’ll love watching your students collaborate. The activity is designed for students to communicate and work together. Encourage your students to find class members with poster pieces near their own to create their masterpiece. The writing activity is truly insightful and reflective of the pioneers’ journey and traveling in a covered wagon.

Danielle Knight and Shelly Rees have have teamed up to bring you this creative and skilled filled reading unit.

High Interest Close Reads Unit includes:
★ Oregon Trail Informational Reading Passage
★ Differentiated in 3 Lexile Levels (580, 790, and 1,050)
★ Close Reading Steps
★ Lexile/Grade Level Chart
★ Annotation Guide
★ 5 Days of Close Reading Pages Activity
★ Oregon Trail Map Activity
★ Postcards from the Trail Writing
★ Answer Keys

Collaborative Poster includes:
★ Explicit and complete directions from start to finish
★ An optional row of pieces in the event you have more students
★ A writing activity focusing on, “what would you bring on your journey?”
★ Covered wagon on the trail coloring page
★ Pieces for your students to color and complete the writing response
★ mini poster version with prompt and without

Recommended supplies needed: crayons, colored pencils, scissors, tape or stapler
Please provide me with really appreciated feedback!


Created by Danielle Knight and Shelly Rees, [© Study All Knight and Appletastic Learning 2017]

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