Utah Pioneers

Short excerpt from America's Library article:

Utah Pioneers

It's been called the largest human migration in American history. Do you know what that refers to?

I. Vocabulary words from this article:

anniversary

band

grave

migration

persecution

pioneer

religious

valley

wagon

wilderness

Click here for vocabulary matching exercise.

II. Pre-Reading Questions

What was it like to travel before trains, cars, and airplanes?

Would you be willing to travel 1,300 miles on foot?

What would cause people to make such a journey?

III. Reading Time

Click here to read the article

Utah Pioneers
from America's Library (www.americaslibrary.gov)

When you have finished reading, return to this page and answer the questions below.

IV. Post-Reading Questions

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