March 12, 2012 Define emigrant Identify reasons Americans moved west Describe dangers faced in the travels west Plan a trip to the West Common Assessment due Monday 3/19 Why do you think people would want to move west? Explain.
March 13, 2012 Role Play traveling the Oregon Trail Common Assessment due Monday 3/19 What do you think would be the most important thing to take on the Oregon Trail? Why?
March 14, 2012 Identify Hastings, Donner, and Reed Describe why the Donner Party moved west Common Assessment due Monday 3/19 What do you think was the biggest danger facing the emigrants? Explain.
March 16, 2012 Describe problems faced by the Donner Party Examine mistakes of the Donner Party Common Assessment due Monday 3/19 Who do you think is more to blame for the problems faced by the Donner Party Reed or Hastings? Explain.