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Author Stix, Andi.
Title Westward expansion [kit] : primary sources / authors, Andi Stix and Frank Hrbek.
Published Westminster, CA : Teacher Created Materials, Inc., c2001.
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 TCC - Kit  F593 .W277 2001 grade 4-12    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 v. (various pagings, loose-leaf) : ill. ; 30 cm. + 9 facsimile documents + 1 identification sheet (in container, 26 x 34 cm.) + multimedia CD-ROM.
Series Exploring history, cross-curricular in-depth studies
Exploring history, cross-curricular in-depth studies.
Note "TCM 2659"--Cover.
"TCM 3931"--Container.
CDROM includes teacher's guide, photographs, documents, clip art, and audio and video clips.
Primary sources container includes photographs, documents, teacher's guide (80 p.), and CDROM.
Bibliography Includes bibiographical references.
System Reqs System requirements for CDROM, Windows: 32 MB RAM; 486/100 MHz or faster; Windows 95/Windows 98; color monitor (high-color 16 bit); QuickTime 4.0 or later; 4x CD-ROM or faster.
System requirements for CDROM, Macintosh: 32 MB RAM; PowerMac/100MHz or faster; system 8.0 or later; color monitor (1000s colors); Quick Time 4.0 or later; 4x CD-ROM or faster.
Audience Grades 5-12.
Summary Students make their own journey on the Oregon Trail and are confronted by situations requiring difficult decisions or reliance on fate. Primary source materials present situtations that actually took place and recount the realities of life on the trail. Additional lessons include other facets of the great western expansion of the nineteenth century, including social forces that brought an end to the open frontier.
Subject United States -- Territorial expansion.
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Related Names Hrbek, Frank, 1937-
Gardner, Paul (Paul Henry)
Liu, Jamie Wu.
Teacher Created Materials, Inc.
ISBN 1576906590
074393931X (Primary sources)
OCLC number 51064994