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Take an adventurous ride with the first Pony Express in this unique tale told with rich historical detail and illustrated with dramatic o...

Take an adventurous ride with the first Pony Express in this unique tale told with rich historical detail and illustrated with dramatic o.

The Finest Horse in Town - The Pony Express, A Revoltuion in Transportation and Communication (YouTube)

2013 History Day documentary about the Pony Express by Kaylee Harrington and Adam Vanasse

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Pony Express Rider!: A Dusty, Thankless Job You'd Rather Not Do: Tom Ratliff This book is a part of the You Wouldn't Want to Be series of children’s books, created by Salariya Book Company. Like all of the books in this series, this one has lots of brightly colored illustration and gobs of great, off-beat humor. The book presents life as a rider of the Pony Express in all its unvarnished ghastliness. Ages 8-11

Add book to Pony Express Book Box for students to access in independent time.

“Native Americans” is a Social Studies lesson designed to teach upper elementary students about the impact that Westward Expansion had on the lives of the Native Americans of the Great Plains. Students read an original, content-rich informational text featuring historical photographs. Two foldables are included in the lesson – comparing life before and after Westward Expansion, and examining how dependent their lives were on the buffalo.

Native Americans: Impact of Westward Expansion

Young Riders of the Pony Express (Graphic History): Jessica Gunderson. My boys love this entire series. They are historically accurate, filled with information, and the illustrations are presented in comic book format. Ages: 8-14.

Young Riders of the Pony Express (Graphic History): Jessica Gunderson. My boys love this entire series. They are historically accurate, filled with information, and the illustrations are presented in comic book format.

The woman who posed for the famous poster! ~~~~March is Women's History Month

The ‘we can do it’ lady…

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

LOTS of Historical Fiction teaching resources!  Book Lists, Anchor Charts, Teaching Ideas, and MORE!  Resources cover The Civil War, Immigration to the US, World War II – the 1940’s, the 1960’s – Civil Rights.  Everything you need to get started with Historical Fiction in the elementary classroom.

Hooray for Historical Fiction!

Bring history to life with these historical fiction picture books. This would be a great resource to look at when picking historical fictions books for my library or to read aloud.

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