Trails West

Webinar 

Students will learn about six western trails people took when traveling across the American West during the mid-1800s by 

  • analyzing objects from the Autry Museum 
  • interacting with presenters in chat boxes and polls and  
  • documenting what they learned in guided student response sheets provided by the Autry 

Mondays through Fridays

  • 9:00-10:00 a.m. PST 
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. PST 

Click on the link to sign up for the Webinar: Autry Education Webinar Sign-Ups 

 


Description 

The Trails West webinar will introduce students to six of the western trails that people took when traveling across the American West during the mid-1800s. Students will discover how and why people traveled to the American West as they learn about each of these trails. Ideal for students in upper elementary grade levels. 


Standards 

CA HSS 4.3.2 
CA HSS 5.8.1 
CA HSS 5.8.2  
CA HSS 5.8.3 
CA HSS 5.8.4 


Webinar Resources 

Webinar Student Response Sheet: Trails West Webinar Student Response Sheet; Fillable

Webinar Pre-Lesson: Trails West Map Analysis

Webinar Post-Lesson: Six Trails West


Links to Associated Resources 


Educational Programs at the Autry are sponsored by:

AIR CONDITIONING DEPOT • AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL • PHYLLIS H. BARBATO • MOLLY AND NEAL H. BROCKMEYER • CAROLE E. BUSS • THE CAPITAL GROUP COMPANIES CHARITABLE FOUNDATION • FRANK H. COUNTNER AND SUSAN L. COUNTNER • DWIGHT STUART YOUTH FUND • EDISON INTERNATIONAL • DAVID F. EISENBERG • THE KENNETH T. AND EILEEN L. NORRIS FOUNDATION • MAX H. GLUCK FOUNDATION • CARL W. ROBERTSON AND SUSAN W. ROBERTSON • ANN C. RONUS AND ROBERT E. RONUS • BRENDA AND GARY RUTTENBERG • THE STEINMETZ FOUNDATION • THELMA PEARL HOWARD FOUNDATION • UNION BANK • U.S. BANK