Museum Visit: Students can contact a local museum to: Compare early maps of your local community showing pioneer settlements with present day maps showing the use of land space Review documents from pioneers in your local community and identify country of origin including birth, death, marriage, and baptismal certificates, records of censuses, wills, letters, and diaries View photographs and videos of pioneers' original homes in overseas countries Read local publications describing settlement of the local area Pop-Up Books: Create pop-up books about information collected during the museum visit.
Extensions To carry this activity further, in art the students can draw a picture of their fictional pioneer characters complete in the kind of clothes a pioneer child might wear on the journey and with an appropriate background from the journey.
The journal entry is fiction however, the facts in the entry are true.
The training is delivered by Nature Research journal editors and aims to help institutions support their researchers with writing research papers. Westward Ho! Write a question that you would like to research? Step 5:Create your story written in 1st person perspective of your main character.
Across the Plains, Mountains and Deserts--Trail Diary Bibliography is a listing of all known diaries and reminiscences and their depositories compiled by Will Bagley in co-operation with the National Park Service.
After identifying the "story within the song," students will compose additional verses, based on online primary source documents.
Write about 2 journal entries a week over the next 6 weeks. Popper's Penguins.Whitbread and Orange prize-shortlisted novelist Jill Dawson has kept a journal since Examine art, crafts, music, and language of people from a variety of regions long ago and describe their influence on the nation. A basic knowledge of 19th century United States history is required. Another historical document describes prairie fires in the pioneer days. Have each student take on the persona of a pioneer boy or girl. Discuss how journals help a reader understand how life is the same and different from the writer's life. You will be writing 4 journal entries about your families trip west. Unlocking potential with the best learning and research solutions. Have each student take on the persona of a pioneer boy or girl. See more ideas about Artist's book, Art journals and Altered books. Extensions To carry this activity further, in art the students can draw a picture of their fictional pioneer characters complete in the kind of clothes a pioneer child might wear on the journey and with an appropriate background from the journey. Think of both happy and sad things.
Students will explore historical documents and describe life in pioneer times and how men and women worked in partnership when establishing their place on the frontier.