6-7 yrs old
8-10 yrs old
11-13 yrs old
Art and Design
Students examine the structure and function of forts by building one themselves.
September 17, 2017
Fort Hall History
Sites along the Trail
Students will research forts along the trail and explore what purposes they served travelers throughout their journey. Students will then design their own fort and create it with supplies provided.
Military post or small town? After many long days traveling through wilderness, travelers would periodically be rewarded with a little touch of civilization. Forts offered not only military protection but an opportunity to replenish supplies and rest. After researching some of the different forts and their many functions, build your own fort in Minecraft: Education Edition. Once you have created your Fort, create an ad for your fort, encouraging travelers to visit it. To be a complete fort, make sure your build includes:
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