by Macey Kaufman, Burlington Elementary School

This WebQuest takes kids on a Voyage across the Oregon Trail. They will learn the struggles and hardships that the people went through. Also, they will understand what and where the Oregon Trail was.

Teacher Introduction

 The Oregon Trail is an intriguing event that went on years ago. Families had to pick up and leave everything they had ever known to move westward for more jobs and greater opportunities. Their stories and journeys had many bumps along the way, but most made it to resettle and start their lives. There are many aspects that come into factor moving away that far. You will research the trail and put yourself into the pioneers shoes and experience your own voyage and experiences.