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Kansas Territory - Extensions

Ideas for using this trunk with other ages and youth groups.

The teaching manual for this trunk is designed for use in a classroom with students in seventh and eighth grade.  The materials contained in the trunk can be used with other ages and in other settings in a variety of ways as highlighted below.


Classroom Use

In addition to the lesson plans developed for 7th and 8th grades, this trunk might also have a place in a 5th grade and/or high school class based on the 2013 Kansas History, Government and Social Studies Standards along with the defining benchmarks of each.

Kansas History, Government and Social Studies Standards:

  • Standard #1: Choices have consequences
  • Standard #3: Societies are shaped by beliefs, ideas, and diversity
  • Standard #4: Societies experience continuity and change over time

Girl Scout Activities

Junior Scouts

My Heritage - 10. Host a Heritage Night. Trunk Correlation - Use the contents of this trunk to set up an exhibit for your troop meeting and to help demonstrate how our Kansas ancestors lived and worked.

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