Traveling the National Road – Tolls and Distances (Unit 10)
- Grade Level:
- Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
Students will participate in three math activities, one using the toll rates and two using the distances on the mile markers. The appendix has a timeline, bibliography, list of vocabulary and a word search.
Guiding Question: How much were the tolls along the National Road? How do you use the mile markers to calculate distances? When did important event occur on the National Road?
Student objectives: Students will…
· Calculate one toll rate
· Calculate one distance from the mile markers
· Use the National Road timeline as a reference