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Ghost Riders and Rest Stops - A lesson plan with extension ideas for teaching about the Pony Express and the Overland Stagecoach in Utah. Students read a letter from a fictionalized Pony Express mail carrier source
History of the Pony Express - An enormous amount of information about the route, needs, and history of the Pony Express source
The Pony Express - A lesson plan that integrates math and social studies. Students plot the route of the Pony Express, discover the kinds of terrain it crossed and calculate the number of legs needed to cover the distance of its total route. source
The Pony Express - A lesson plan with a printable map. Students research the Pony Express and write a story that incorporates their research source
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