WALT (What am I Learning Today?): <ul><li>Who went west? </li></ul>WILF (What am I Looking for?): Reach conclusions about ...
Recall <ul><li>What do we mean by a frontier? </li></ul><ul><li>Where was the frontier in 1840? </li></ul><ul><li>What are...
Starter <ul><li>How would you define  a pioneer? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you explain a ‘trail blazer’? </li></ul>
The early settlers were… (Map page 9) <ul><li>Mountain Men </li></ul><ul><li>Mormons – a religious group </li></ul><ul><li...
Task <ul><li>Use the yellow books to complete the worksheet ‘Who went west’ </li></ul><ul><li>You will have 30 minutes </l...
What impressions do you get of Mountain Men?
Task <ul><li>Complete the questions on Mountain Men from the worksheet </li></ul>
Homework <ul><li>Complete any remaining questions on Mountain Men </li></ul><ul><li>Design an job advert to attract men to...
Plenary <ul><li>Why did people ‘go west’?  </li></ul><ul><li>Were their reasons the same? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you ...
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  1. 1. WALT (What am I Learning Today?): <ul><li>Who went west? </li></ul>WILF (What am I Looking for?): Reach conclusions about motives for going west the role of mountain men in the settlement of the West A Few Might To explain why people went to the west Most Could To understand who went to the west All Should
  2. 2. Recall <ul><li>What do we mean by a frontier? </li></ul><ul><li>Where was the frontier in 1840? </li></ul><ul><li>What are push/pulls? </li></ul><ul><li>Example of push/pulls? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Starter <ul><li>How would you define a pioneer? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you explain a ‘trail blazer’? </li></ul>
  4. 4. The early settlers were… (Map page 9) <ul><li>Mountain Men </li></ul><ul><li>Mormons – a religious group </li></ul><ul><li>Miners </li></ul><ul><li>Later on </li></ul><ul><li>Homesteaders - farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Cattlemen </li></ul><ul><li>(Copy this into your exercise books) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Task <ul><li>Use the yellow books to complete the worksheet ‘Who went west’ </li></ul><ul><li>You will have 30 minutes </li></ul>
  6. 6. What impressions do you get of Mountain Men?
  7. 7. Task <ul><li>Complete the questions on Mountain Men from the worksheet </li></ul>
  8. 8. Homework <ul><li>Complete any remaining questions on Mountain Men </li></ul><ul><li>Design an job advert to attract men to come to the west to become Mountain Men. Include what qualities the applicants should have and what a typical day would be like </li></ul>
  9. 9. Plenary <ul><li>Why did people ‘go west’? </li></ul><ul><li>Were their reasons the same? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you assess the life of a Mountain man? </li></ul><ul><li>Why were they important in the settlement of the West? </li></ul><ul><li>What effect did they have on the lives of Indians? </li></ul>

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