Presentation on theme: "WESTWARD HO!!!! EXPANSION WEST. WATCH THIS CLIP FROM HISTORY CHANNEL IN YOUR GROUPS WATCH THE CLIP AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE:"— Presentation transcript:
WESTWARD HO!!!! EXPANSION WEST
WATCH THIS CLIP FROM HISTORY CHANNEL IN YOUR GROUPS WATCH THE CLIP AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE: START WATCHING AT 16:00 WATCH THROUGH THE END OF THE VIDEO COMPLETE ASSIGNMENT ON THE NEXT SLIDE
ASSIGNMENT IN GROUPS Pretend that you and your group are settlers headed west. You have picked up everything and left your families behind in the East to find your fortune and forge a new life west of the Rocky Mountains. In a letter home write about these things: What dangers do you face? What is the area like in the west (be specific with what you see)? How hard is life for you? What are you travelling in? How do you feel about the natives? Why do you feel that way? Be sure to close your letter to your family.
ASSIGNMENT SCORING DETAILS BE SURE TO USE DETAILS THAT YOU GET FROM THE VIDEO AS WILL BE LOOKING FOR THOSE IN YOUR WRITING! IF I SEE PEOPLE NOT WORKING WITH TEAM THEN YOU WILL GET A 0 ON ASSIGNMENT, CALL HOME, AND SENT TO OFFICE – I WILL NOT ACCEPT YOU NOT DOING YOUR PART!!!!! THERE ARE 40 POINTS POSSIBLE FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT!