Card Sort: How were the problems of law and order solved in the American West?
This great little card sort exercise is designed to help students who are studying law and order in the American West. It can be used as a revision activity, starter or plenary on this topic.

When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a single page Microsoft Office Word document, which contains a lesson objective, instructions and ten key solutions and their matching explanations. Once students have cut out the cards, they match the solution with the explanation of how it helped to maintain law and order. A simple exercise which works effectively with students of all abilities.

The aims and objectives are:

Theme: Law and order in the American West
Know: What solutions were used to solve the problems of law and order in the West?
Understand: How did these solutions help to maintain law and order?
Evaluate: How successful were these solutions?

WILF: What Am I Looking For?
Identify and Describe: The solutions that were used to solve the problems of law and order in the West?
Explain: How these solutions were supposed to help maintain law and order?
Analyse: How successful were these solutions?

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Created: Oct 25, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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