Assignments & Activities
Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching the West Teacher Pass
Teaching the West Teacher Pass includes:
- Assignments & Activities
- Reading Quizzes
- Current Events & Pop Culture articles
- Discussion & Essay Questions
- Challenges & Opportunities
- Related Readings in Literature & History
Sample of Assignments & Activities
Document Analysis: The Life of a Homesteader
The Library of Congress has posted a rich rich collection of letters for students interested in homesteading and prairie life. The Uriah Oblinger Collection...
Document Analysis: The Morrill Education Act
America's western public policies aimed at more than distributing land to settlers; legislators also sought to support western development by building a transportation infrastructure and funding colleges specializing in practical, technical educat...