California Gold Rush Paired Passages

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California Gold Rush Paired Passages that not only cover a standard but also offer valuable and meaningful test prep opportunities! Digital and printed options available inside.

This mini set offers both stand-alone lesson opportunities as well as paired text options. Two passages are included (non-fiction and fiction) outlining life in California during the Gold Rush. Each set comes with higher-level multiple choice questions that target context clues. Short constructed response pages and longer performance task essay opportunities are also included in the packet.


Non-Fiction Passage (The History of the Gold Rush)

Fiction Passage (Caught Up in the "Rush")

Stand-Alone Multiple Choice Questions For Each Passage

Stand-Alone Short Answer Questions For Each Passage

Essay/Performance Task For Each Passage

Paired Text Multiple Choice/Short Answer

Paired Text Essay/Performance Tasks (Narrative, Informational, and Opinion Versions)

Note Taking Templates (3)

**This collection has a digital option. It was designed to also work with Google Slides and Google Classroom.**

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22 pages
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