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Transportation in America Classroom Activity Guide

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Date Posted: 8/7/2008

This activity guide accompanies the exhibition America on the Move. It delivers a variety of historical primary source materials from the exhibition directly to your classroom. Through these documents and activities, students can build a deeper understanding of how transportation shaped American commerce, communities, landscapes, and population migrations. It is one of the many resources connected to the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.


National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

World History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Instructional Strategies