Kansas Territory - Extensions
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.
The following standards are included in the 2004 Kansas Standards for History and Government; Economics and Geography.
History, Benchmark 5, Indicator 4: The student uses information including primary sources to debate a problem or an historical issue.
History, Benchmark 5, Indicator 3: The student investigates an event in Kansas history using primary and secondary sources and develops a credible interpretation of the event, speculating on its meaning.
Girl Scout Activities
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.