The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

by Laura K. Murray


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The time of westward expansion in the 1800s has become a legendary era in American history. Tales of cowboys, outlaws, and frontier adventures still resonate in popular culture. The Wild West separates myth from reality, bringing to life the triumphs, tragedies, and colorful characters that shaped the West. Learn how this eventful period in US history helped make the nation what it is today. Core Library is the must-have line of nonfiction books for supporting the Common Core State Standards for grades 3-6. Core Library features: A wide variety of high-interest topics, Well-researched, clearly written informational text, Primary sources with accompanying questions, Multiple prompts and activities for writing, reading, and critical thinking, Charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781680782585
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2016
Series: ABDO Wild West Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 740L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Call of the West 4

Chapter 2 Exploring Oregon Country 10

Chapter 3 Oregon Fever 16

Chapter 4 Life on the Trial 26

Chapter 5 A Changing Trial 34

Key Locations 42

Stop and Think 44

Glossary 46

Learn More 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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