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California Gold Rush Brochure Project
This activity is a great way to wrap up your unit of study on the California Gold Rush. This project can be used for classwork, homework, a culmination assessment to your social studies unit, group assignment, or just for a fun social studies activity! This is meant to be a print and go activity, wi
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California Gold Rush Writing Prompts & Gold Rush Themed Writing Paper
These California Gold Rush writing prompts are an excellent way to incorporate writing into your social studies curriculum! The writing activities are best used to wrap up your unit of study on the California Gold Rush. These prompts can be used for classwork, homework, a culmination assessment to y
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Klondike Gold Rush Unit - Project Based Learning and Informational Text
Klondike Gold Rush - Project Based Learning and Informational Text This 29 Page Klondike Gold Rush Unit provides students with everything they need to complete a comprehensive common core aligned social studies unit on the Canadian Gold Rush in the Yukon. After learning about the Klondike Gold R
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California Gold Rush Wheel Project
California Gold Rush Wheel ProjectDirections: You and 2 other classmates will be creating a wheel that outlines important parts of the Gold Rush. Each wedge will cover a different main idea, and it is your job to fill in the details! Use this outline to help you plan your project…now “rush” to wor
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Social Studies Gold Rush Newspaper Project
Get your students pumped to learn about the California Gold Rush with this packet! Students will imagine themselves as the reporter every step of the way, from departure in New York City to taking field notes in the mining camps. This project blends science, social studies, and ELA standards! 4 act
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Gold Rush Research Project. Colonial Australia.
Research project booklet about the gold rushes. In the booklet you will find:Part one: Identifying inquiry questionsPart two: Locating historical sourcesPart three: Answering your questions using RAPSPart four: Developing your multimodal presentationAssessment rubric x 2 (project content and present

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Collaborative Gold Rush Unit Project using novel, By the Great Horn Spoon
This is a culminating end of unit project that merges the 4th Grade California History Gold Rush unit with the novel, By the Great Horn Spoon. Students get into teams and collaborate to write, direct, advertise, costume, and perform a play incorporating their knowledge from their History book as we
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Westward Expansion–Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, Oregon Trail, Gold Rush +
TEN Westward Expansion/Manifest Destiny Lessons of Nonfiction Informational Text with a balanced mix of engaging hands-on activities + TWENTY INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK ASSIGNMENTS to explore the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Gold Rush, famous trails West, as well as conflicts in

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Gold Rush Activities and Interactive Notebook | California Gold Rush
Your students will enjoy learning about the California Gold Rush with this interactive packet. The fun, hands-on activities in this resource will surely help your students learn and understand the history of the Gold Rush!Click here and SAVE 20% by buying ALL 15 Social Studies Interactive Notebooks

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Gold Rushes of British Columbia: Fraser River and Cariboo
Students will enjoy learning about the two major gold rushes of British Columbia through this resource. The Fraser River and Cariboo gold rushes are covered. Grade-appropriate articles with space for Close Reading strategies, interactive notebook templates and detailed lesson plans are included.
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California Gold Rush Activity Poster
California Gold Rush.... Poster Activity bling, bling :-) Let your students show what they've learned about their studies of The California Gold Rush by using this 8.5 x 11 poster. This poster will look great hanging outside your classroom, and parents will enjoy reading them when they are sent ho
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Gold Rush Layered Word Book - HASS Inquiry Project
Presenting research does not need to be boring with this layered word book that spells the word GOLDRUSH. Each page contains questions for students to investigate and answer. A note-taking framework is included to support students as they research and investigate answers to the questions. The GOLDR
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California Gold Rush Brochure *Persuasive Writing Project*
This is a project I do every year with my 4th graders to wrap up our Gold Rush unit. This is by far my favorite social studies topic, and I love having the students show what they learned in a fun and creative way. I also tied in persuasive writing with the project so that we could knock out two sta
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California Gold Rush Board Game
Kids love games! Our board games are perfect for centers or for small groups. Each game reinforces unit concepts in a lively, fast-paced format. Rules are easy to learn. If your students have ever played Sorry! or Chutes & Ladders, they will be familiar with the layouts. What you get: a digital

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California Gold Rush Mining Journal
I have my students create a mining journal as a culminating project after we finish learning about the California 49ers coming with the dream to find gold. I have them become a 49er and pretend to travel across the country, imagining the life the miners led. This journal is a narrative that shows
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California Gold Rush Mining
The sixth in our California Gold Rush Text Series is called Mining Tools and Techniques. Topics include: panning, rocker, long tom, sluice box, and hydraulic mining. Problem: We love the California Gold Rush. That shouldn't be a problem except there is way too much information out there! Overwhelm!

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The California Gold Rush Investigation
**I WILL KNOW LONGER BE UPDATING THIS WEBQUEST*That said, the majority of the links on this website were created by me, so the page is still perfectly functional. However, in the future a few of the links may stop working.I have modified this lesson into an interactive Gold Rush Investigation avail
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California Gold Rush RAFT Creative Writing Project
The California Gold Rush R.A.F.T. Creative Writing Project is an excellent assignment to use to wrap up a lesson about this important moment in American history and California history. This R.A.F.T. is also a great idea if you wish to make a unit multidisciplinary: you can combine social studies a
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Lightning Jack and Bushrangers and the Gold Rush... Oh My!
This unit centres around the fantastic book 'Lightning Jack' by Glenda Millard & Patricia Mullins and covers Bushrangers and the Gold Rush. The unit includes these activities; * 20 Word Wall Cards * Lightning Jack comprehension activity * Lightning Jack: A poetry study * Write a story about y
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California Gold Rush Land Routes
The third in our California Gold Rush Text Series is called Land Routes to California. It explores the major routes, landmarks, packing lists and supplies, potential problems and more! Problem: We love the California Gold Rush. That shouldn't be a problem except there is way too much information ou

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California Gold Rush Sea Routes
The fourth in our California Gold Rush Text Series is "Sea Routes to California." It includes: Cape Horn, Strait of Magellan, Panama route, hardships & diseases, ship advertising and more. We have everything you need to teach the California Gold Rush with age-appropriate content.Includes:Engagin

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The Gold Rush - A - Complete -  the -  Picture -  As -  You -  Learn Activity
Students will have fun reading about the Gold Rush and reviewing what they learned in class. As they read each page, they will follow directions to color, cut, glue or draw pictures on their construction paper project. This could be used as an independent activity or would be a great group project
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The California Gold Rush And You
With only a few pages in the text book devoted to the California Gold Rush, you know your students aren’t getting a real feel for this exciting time in U.S. history. This interactive unit — The California Gold Rush and You — has 40 pages of information and illustrations. The unit includes a slide s
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Guided Reading: What Was the Gold Rush? Common Core, No Prep, Printables
This book study is meant to be used with What was the Gold Rush? By Joan Holub. The pages of your choice can be copied and stapled together. We also 3-hole punch the packet to be stored in the students’ 3-ringed binders. The main idea page can be used for any chapter and can also be used for more t
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