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Middle School Edition: 6-8

Lesson 5

Adversity and Courage: Pioneer Women of the Western Reserve

OBJECTIVES:

To acquaint students with the lives of a group of pioneer women, who lived in Cleveland around 1796.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS:

LESSON FOCUS:

Who were some of the pioneers women who helped to settle the Western Reserve and what were their lives like?

TEACHING PROCEDURE:

  1. Have students read the selection on pioneer women and then complete the accompanying activity.



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