California: What in the World Mysteries are deductive reasoning activities that provide an engaging and fun way to introduce California history lessons.
These eight mysteries about the great state of California include the following topics:
- Angel Island
- John Muir
- The California Gold Rush
- Luther Burbank
- The Pomo Indians
- San Juan Capistrano
- The Sequoia, Bristlecone, and Creosote
- Charley Parkhurst
Best of all, these activities require practically no teacher preparation beforehand. The preview contains two mysteries and their answers to try out.
If your students have played "20 Questions" or "I Spy" they will pick this up in no time.
Get your students excited about their state!
If you enjoy these What in the World Mysteries, check out the series about New York State