Traveling the National Road - Workers Along the National Road (Unit 5)
- Grade Level:
- Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
- Social Studies
In “Traveling the National Road (Workers Along the National Road)” students will learn what types of jobs were found along the National Road. Materials include teacher background information, a student reading and two activities.
Guiding Question: What kinds jobs were found along on the National Road? What types of jobs are no longer common? What type of jobs do people still work in today?
Student objectives: Students will…
- List four jobs created by the National Road
- List one duty for the farmer, tollhouse keeper, blacksmith and tavern keeper