Discovery the History of Colorado

May 27th, 2021 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

UNCO – Doing History, Keeping the Past

(www.unco.edu/hewit/doing-history/)

Grades 3-8, with parental supervision

Discover the history of Colorado with this website from the University of Northern Colorado.

When arriving at today’s link use the menu under the header to begin exploring:

  • Indians
  • Trappers & Traders
  • Miners
  • Farmers & Ranchers
  • Cities
  • 20th Century Colorado
  • Virtual Field Trips

Each topic is further broken down into sub-sections focusing on the people, places, lifestyles, occupations, and more. Each section provides textural information along with images and relevant quotes.

A nice feature of these units is there is a downloadable PDF available of the section that you can take along with you when you are offline. From the “Home” page, select the “Teacher Resources” link under the welcome section to locate downloadable Word documents of lesson plans and activities as well as other online resources.

This site would make a good addition to your Colorado state studies.

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