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Laura Ingalls Wilder By Justine Fontes PowerPoint by: Peyton,Brandon, Jacob,Rylee and Makayla
Introduction LLaura was a pioneer. TThere were only 37 states when she was born. SShe began to write. 11862 Lincoln signed a law called “The Homestead Act”. It gave Laura’s family free land out west.
The Trip West Laura was born near Pepin, Wisconsin, in 1867. She moved to Kansas when she was two years old. Pioneer children had corn husk dolls. Laura and her sisters learned to read and write. Laura moved to Minnesota when she was 7.
Frontier Life LLaura had to do chores. T They fetched wood for the fire and helped Ma milk the cow. SShe only rested on Sunday. W When Laura was not quite 13, Ma, Mary, Carrie, and baby Grace, got scarlet fever. MMary became blind from the scarlet fever, so Laura had to be her eyes for her. LLaura had always studied hard. LLaura went to school to become a teacher. SShe married Almanzo Wilder when she was 18.
Two writers LLaura and her husband built their own house. IIn 1886, Laura had her baby, Rose. LLater, Rose’s family moved to Missouri. IIn 1915, Rose asked her mother to come to her house for a visit. RRose wanted Laura to write stories about life on the frontier when she was a child. LLaura wrote Little House in the Big Woods when she was 65 years old.
Conclusion When Laura Ingalls Wilder was 90 years old, she died. SShe wrote many wonderful books during her life. BBecause of Laura, we know what life on the frontier was like growing up.