Take your students on a road trip around the United States! With this unit, your students can visit the great state of Texas without ever leaving your classroom through the integration of Reading, Social Studies, and Geography in a highly engaging way.
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This unit can easily be completed in one week or expanded as time allows. This unit is the second in a series of units that will visit each of the 50 states. So, if your students enjoy this unit as much as mine do, be sure to check back often for the next installment of Discover America.
This unit includes the following topics on a 2nd-3rd grade reading level:
An Introduction to California
California Gold Rush
California State Symbols
California Map & Geography Skills
This unit also includes:
Lesson Suggestions for each topic including: read aloud books, videos, and interactive websites.
4 Non-Fiction Reading Passages
Text Dependent Questions for each passage where students must show evidence of their answers
A Unique Graphic Organizer for each topic
State of California Map, Region Map, and California on United States Map
List of Fun Facts about California
Other Units in the DISCOVER AMERICA Series Include:
DISCOVER AMERICA: TEXAS
DISCOVER AMERICA: CALIFORNIA
DISCOVER AMERICA: FLORIDA
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