# GOLD RUSH BUNDLE 3 FUN Hands-On Geometry Activities

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GOLD RUSH BUNDLE 3 FUN Hands-On Geometry Activities:

1. Exploring Lines, Shapes, Area, and Perimeter
2. Protractor Angle Art - Measuring and Adding Angles
3. Fraction Number Line Art
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ACTIVITY 1

Exploring Lines, Shapes, Area, and Perimeter
Geometry GOLD RUSH

GOLD FEVER!

The date is January 24, 1848.
The location is Sutter’s Mill, on the American River, Sacramento Valley.

Early that morning, a California settler named James Marshall was building a sawmill along the American River, when something shiny caught his eye. It was a golden nugget about the size of a pea.
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News spread like wildfire and the California Gold Rush was on.

****The Task is to Create an Accurate Gold Mining Map.****
This activity will reinforce what they have learned about lines, shapes, area and perimeter while creating a GOLD RUSH Map. This looks great on bulletin boards!

Included:
Student Assignment Sheet
Teacher Reference Sheet
Gold Rush Map Rubric
Teacher Instructions
Student Checklist/Peer-Evaluation Sheet (students swap projects with checklist and check each others' work - More geometry skill REINFORCEMENT!)
TONS of Photos
Self-Assessment Score Sheet
Grid Template

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ACTIVITY 2

GOLD RUSH and WILD WEST Protractor Angle Art - Measuring and Adding Angles
Students will design a GOLD RUSH and a LIFE IN THE WILD WEST scene by gluing a protractor cut-out onto the bottom of the paper. Then students will draw objects at specified angles using both sides of the protractor.

Included:
2 Student Assignment sheets (easy and challenging)
2 Checklists
2 Peer-Evaluation forms
Tons of photos of student samples

Let your students be creative and apply what they have learned about angle measurement by creating CUTE Art!
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ACTIVITY 3

Fraction Number Line Art GOLD RUSH and WILD WEST
Students will design a GOLD RUSH scene or a WILD WEST scene by creating a number line river and and dividing the river into fractions/equal parts. Then students will draw landmarks at specified fractions on the number line.

Included:
2 Student Assignment sheets (Gold Rush and Wild West)
2 Worksheets with Follow-Up Questions
Photos of student samples
CCSS Standards Poster to put on your bulletin board with students' work samples

Can Be CREATIVE and FUN!

Let your students be creative and apply what they have learned about fractions by creating CUTE Art that is integrated with social studies!
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