Last updated: October 2, 2015
Teacher Reference Materials
Great Plains Natural Resources in the 1880s
- Grade Level:
- Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
- Social Studies
The year is 1872. The dwindling number of buffalo on the Great Plains is having a dramatic affect on several groups of people. These teacher materials include activity resources to help students to understand the conflicts that arose over natural resources on the Great Plains during the 1880s: short historical background reading, vocabulary sheet, student role-playing cards, and a book list.