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1800s Hardships


Determine the hardships encountered by Greater Plain settlers in the late 1800's (i.e., building materials, natural geography, climatic conditions, isolated communities, and lack of revenue). 5.5.6

Links verified 9/17/2014

  1. Dust Bowl Timeline - (from PBS) 20th Century hardships
  2. Housing on the Prairie - Interactive quiz about building housing on the prairie This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Sod Housing - photo of a family outside of their sod house. Other links to pictures of that time listed at the bottom of the page.

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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