Instructions As we virtually travel along Sal’s journey, follow along with your own individual map, marking the cities and landmarks we visit. Along the way we will also learn a little about the local Native American history of the areas in which we visit. After the presentation, you will have time to color in your maps.
On your own map of the United States locate and label Bybanks, Kentucky.
Next, locate and label Euclid, Ohio. Bybanks, Kentucky
Sal’s journey with her grandparents begins in Euclid. Mark this spot by drawing a star. Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Next, locate and label Lewiston, Idaho. Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Sal’s journey ends in Lewiston. Mark this spot by drawing a star. Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Map out Sal’s journey by drawing a dotted line between the two stars. Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
2,000 miles! Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
So what landmarks and cities will we visit along the way? Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Locate these landmarks and cities on your map as we accompany Sal on her journey! • Chicago, Illinois • Lake Michigan • Madison, Wisconsin • Pipestone National Park, Minnesota • Sioux Falls, South Dakota • Missouri River • Badlands National Park, South Dakota • Black Hills, South Dakota • Mount Rushmore, South Dakota • Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park • Rocky Mountains • Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Our journey begins as we travel west from Ohio along US Interstate 90…
Lewiston, Idaho Chicago, Illinois Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Chicago, Illinois Downtown Chicago Wrigley Field, Home of the Cubs
Lewiston, Idaho Lake Michigan Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Lake Michigan The name Michigan derives from an Ojibwa Indian word, Mishigami, which means “Great Water.”
Lewiston, Idaho Madison, Wisconsin Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Madison, Wisconsin Wisconsin countryside The Wisconsin Dells, Waterpark Capital of the world State Capitol Building
Pipestone National Park Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Pipestone National Park, Minnesota Pipestone is a red rock used by Native Americans to create peace pipes, or ceremonial smoking pipes, vitally important to American Indian culture.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Sioux Falls, South Dakota Sioux Falls is a city in South Dakota, developed around these waterfalls. The name comes from the Sioux, or Dakota, Indian tribe, who lived in this area of the United States before the first settlers, French fur traders, arrived.
Missouri River Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Missouri River Nicknamed “Big Muddy,” the Missouri River runs from Montana, across the Great Plains of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri. It is the second largest river in the United States, after the Mississippi River.
Badlands National Park Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Badlands National Park The Lakota Indians (a sub-tribe of the Sioux Indians) named this area Badlands because of the harsh terrain, provided by infrequent but harsh wind and rainfall, causing rapid erosion.
Black Hills Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Black Hills, South Dakota After the discovery of gold, the last major Indian War, the Black Hills War, was fought here between the American settlers and the Sioux Indians.
Mount Rushmore Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Mount Rushmore Mount Rushmore, which commemorates the first 150 years of American history, was carved into a large granite rockface in the Black Hills, a sacred Lakota Indian (one of the three Sioux tribes) site.
Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone is the first and oldest National Forest in the world. It is home to numerous geysers and hot springs, famous for its grizzly bears, bison and elk, and has a large supply of the mineral obsidian, used by Native Americans in making arrowheads.
Old Faithful Old Faithful, a geyser, is an eruption of hot water and steam arising from the ground. As water slowly seeps through cracks in the ground, it is warmed by rocks heated from hot magma, then returns to the surface through the same cracks.
Rocky Mountains Euclid, Ohio Lewiston, Idaho Bybanks, Kentucky
Rocky Mountains The Rocky Mountains were a sacred home to many Native American tribes, including the Sioux Indians, where they often lived in the spring and summer.
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Lewiston, Idaho Euclid, Ohio Bybanks, Kentucky
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho The Coeur d’Alene Indians were named by French fur traders, who named them after what they perceived to be unfair trading practices. The Indians call themselves The Discovered People.
Now it’s your turn to color in your map!Your final map should have all of these landmarks on it:
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Mount Rushmore Rocky Mountains Lewiston, Idaho Badlands Euclid, Ohio Black Hills Pipestone National Park Lake Michigan Missouri River Old Faithful Sioux Falls, South Dakota Madison, Wisconsin Chicago, Illinois Bybanks, Kentucky
Students can view more photos and learn more about the history and landmarks of Route 90 by visiting: • http://www.interstate-guide.com/i-090.html • Pictures provided by: • Laura Poppers • www.pics4learning.com • Blank US map from: http://geography.about.com • Music: Strength Within by Scott Diiorio, http://www.sacredflute.com/ • This Powerpoint Presentation may be downloaded from: • http://soe.ucdavis.edu/ss0506/kaufmanm