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Pony Express: History - Hands On

Pony Express: History - Hands On
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History: USA


Grade 1, 2, 3, 4



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Pony Express: History - Hands On

A comprehensive teaching resource designed to engage students actively in learning about an exciting period of American history.
  • Primarily developed for first to fourth graders.
  • This educational tool encompasses subjects like:
    • Social Studies with specific focus on U.S. History.
What makes it special?

The initiative seamlessly integrates various mediums and practices such as poems, music, games, discussions, arts and creative writing activities. It shifts from traditional passive learning techniques encouraging participation that enhances learning outcomes.

Simulating the historical era:

In this module focusing on the Pony Express era, students get involved in:
- Creating their own petitions—a popular recourse in old times.
- Participating in enactments involving Pony Rider puppets representing an actual Pony Express ride.
- Involving themselves in a relay race—a tangible demonstration of real-life pony express team's challenges.

Reinforcing through sharing:

After processing these experiential lessons about history through fun-filled means like a museum exhibit for sharing with friends or family—this package bolsters knowledge retention.

All-in-one PDF package includes:
    - total of 34 readily printable pages serving varying functions across different group sizes.
Bolster your active and experiential learning journey using Pony Express: History - Hands On!.

What's Included

1 PDF with 34 ready to print pages

Resource Tags

social studies Pony Express puppets American history poems

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