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Uses of the Buffalo - Trunk Manual

Lessons and activities in the trunk manual are directed at second and seventh grade students, although the information and materials in the trunk can be adapted for use with other ages.


Section 1: Historical Thinking Activities

  • Lesson 1a: Introduction to Reading Historical Documents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

Section 2: Artifacts as Primary Sources

  • Lesson 2a: Reading an Artifact
  • Lesson 2b: History Mystery: What is it?
  • Lesson 2c: If This Artifact Could Speak
  • Lesson 2d: Class Exhibit

Section 3: Second Grade

Section 4: Seventh Grade

Section 5: Read Kansas!

CD: Uses of the Buffalo


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