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Settling The Ohio Frontier

Examine the first European settlers in Ohio and their journey into the Ohio country.

Students will handle authentic and reproduction artifacts, and learn about the pioneer period in Ohio. This program examines the first European settlers in Ohio and their journey into the Ohio country.

Location: Ohio History Center, Columbus, Ohio
Availability: Call Scheduling Office for available times
Time Allowance: 30 minutes
Cost: $5.00 per student; $4.00 per chaperone; Teachers are free

Pre-­Visit Activity:

Go over the definitions of cultural practice and cultural products.

Social Studies Standards Connections (by Benchmark and Grade­ Level Indicator):

Current:

  • Grade 3: People in Societies – B3; Economics – C5
  • Grade 4: History – A1, B2, B3; People in Societies – A1, B2, B3; Economics – C5; Social Studies Skills and Methods – A3
  • Grade 5: History – A1, B3, C6; People in Societies – A1
  • Grade 8: History – D2; People in Societies – B3; Geography – C2, D3

Revised:

  • Grade 3: 2
  • Grade 4: 2, 3
  • Grade 5: 3
  • Grade 8: 2

 

English Language Arts Standards Connections (by Grade ­Level Indicator):

  • Grade 3: Communication: Oral and Visual – 1, 3
  • Grade 4: Communication: Oral and Visual – 1
  • Grade 5: Communication: Oral and Visual – 1
  • Grade 8: Communication: Oral and Visual – 1

New Social Studies Standards:

  • Fourth Grade: SS 4.2, SS 4.3, SS 4.13
  • Eighth Grade: SS 8.1