Oregon Trail Process

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Social Studies
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Oregon Trail Process

Step One: Your teacher will divide you into groups of four. Step Two: Choose your job/role: Event Recorder: Your job is to record what daily life is like during your journey. You will need to research items such as: animals and people you'll encounter, hardships that may include famine, disease, weather, crossing rivers and walking barefoot. Use this worksheet to help guide your research. Daily Life Worksheet Once you are finished gathering your data, be prepared to present your findings to your group for the creation of your digital journal. Map Maker: Your job is to research the route you will take to Oregon. Look for landmarks, mountains, rivers and points of interest to describe your journey. Use this worksheet to help guide your research. Map Worksheet Once you are finished gathering your data, be prepared to present your findings to your group for the creation of your digital journal Banker: Your job is to research the cost of traveling out west. You will need to buy supplies, a wagon, and a mule or oxen to pull the load. You must stay within you designated budget of $450. Use this worksheet to help guide your research. Expense Worksheet. Once you are finished gathering your data, be prepared to present your findings to your group for the creation of your digital journal. Reporter: Your job is to compile your teammates research into a digital journal using PowerPoint. You may use the links below to help you organize and create your group's presentation. You will also need to gather pictures to help describe your entries. Your group will be sharing their journals with the rest of the class. Use this worksheet to guide you when setting up a presentation. PowerPoint Worksheet. While you are waiting on your group members to gather the necessary data, you may begin designing your digital journal. (Choosing background, font, size, colors, etc) NOTE: Any group member should feel free to access any of the above websites to further their research. Step Three: Once you have choosen your role, you will now be divided into expert groups: All event recorders will form a group, all map makers will form a group, all bankers will form a group, and all reporters will form a group. You will be working in these expert groups gathering the needed data for your presentation. Step Four: Once all data has been collected, return to your original group and share your findings. Your group will need to organize the data and create your digital journal. Remember you must document all information. Give credit where credit is due. NOTE: Any group member should feel free to access any of the above websites to further their research. Step Three: Once you have choosen your role, you will now be divided into expert groups: All event recorders will form a group, all map makers will form a group, all bankers will form a group, and all reporters will form a group. You will be working in these expert groups gathering the needed data for your presentation. Step Four: Once all data has been collected, return to your original group and share your findings. Your group will need to organize the data and create your digital journal. Remember you must document all information. Give credit where credit is due. Step Five: Present your digital journal.

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