The Pony Express : hands-on projects about early communication

by Quasha, Jennifer.

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Non Fiction J 383.143 Qu28
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 383.143 Qu28
 
 
Penn Hills Library Juvenile j 745.5 QUA
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile
 
Call Number  j 745.5 QUA
 
 
Summary
In Great Social Studies Projects, history comes to life! Child-friendly hands-on projects with clear step-by-step, photo-illustrated instructions accompany informative, fact-filled text. With this series, information is immediately linked with hands-on projects, offering flexibility with regards to different learning styles, as well as immediate reinforcement of the information that is being presented. Utilizing listening skills, reading skills, cognitive ability, and creativity, Great Social Studies Projects will ensure that every child has a positive and fun learning experience.

The Pony Express swept over this country for only one and a half years, but in that short time it changed communication between the states forever. Students will learn about the history and the geography of our developing nation while they recreate this exciting time through dioramas, maps, and other fun projects.

Additional Information
Series Quasha, Jennifer. Great social studies projects.
Subjects Pony express -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Postal service -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Pony express.
Handicraft.
West (U.S.) -- History.
Publisher New York :PowerKids Press,2001
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
ISBN 0823957020 (alk. paper)
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