Essential Question: Survive the Oregon Trail

This week, we set forth on the Oregon Trail, using the knowledge you acquired the last few weeks in class of survival in the era of Manifest Destiny. There were encounters with deadly plants, disease, rustlers, and monsters of the Sierra Nevadas.

Taking it back old school to the late 80s/early 90s, your goal today is to survive the original Oregon Trail computer game. Prove your skills can tackle one of the most notoriously difficult early computer games by posting four screenshots of your progress throughout the game on your blog:

  1. The Names of Your Family
  2. Your Character Hunting
  3. A river crossing
  4. Someone with disease

Oregon Trail Computer Game