Westward Ho! At least for the US Post…

Have you seen the interactive web curriculum and game designed by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum? “Moving the Mail West” is a neat combination of interactive time lines, lesson plans, an interactive game about the Pony Express, and more all with the purpose of teaching the history of communication in the Western US.  Using a combination of primary and secondary sources, this web experience is a great one designed for grades 6-9 but would be interesting (and fun) for older students (or even adults) who are interested in this time period in history too.

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