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Cattle Trail Cowboys - Trunk Manual

Lessons and activities in this manual are directed at middle school and high school students, although the information and materials in the trunk can be adapted for use with other ages.



Section 1: Researching With Primary Sources

  • Lesson 1a :Introduction to Reading Historical Documents
  • Lesson 1b: Introduction to Analyzing Objects
  • Lesson 1c: Introduction to Reading Photographs

Section 2: Historical Thinking Activities

  • Lesson 2a: Reading an Artifact
  • Lesson 2b: History Mystery: What is it?

Section 3: Research the Impact of 1860s-1880s Cattle Drives

Section 4: Then and Now

Section 5: Read Kansas!: M-20: Cowboys, Cattle Drives, and Kansas


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