At Creative Solutions, you will find out of the box types of activities. Gold Rush Day Interactive Plan is a day full of fun activities for students to explore. From panning for gold, hard rock mining, playing cards, eating authentic 1850's food, to jail, and other fun, your students will dive right into the Gold Rush culture, wearing appropriate clothing and experiencing life as a gold miner.
Have you ever wanted to create a memorable experience that captivates your 4th grade students?
Consider Gold Rush Day, an interactive plan to transform your campus into "The Diggin's." Tired of boring worksheets and textbooks that fall flat? District created curriculum can be a let-down as well. Wow your 4th grade students with an interactive day full of fun called, "Gold Rush Day."
Why Should I Buy this Unit?
This unit will lay out all the steps needed to put together a Gold Rush Day with little to no out of pocket expenses for the teacher.
This proven method, tested and refined for 17 years will leave your students charged up and talking about history like never before. Parents will proclaim it to be one of the most fun events that they have attended. Administrators will beam with satisfaction. The community will adore your school when the event makes it in to the local paper.
Gold Rush Day began as a simple Easter egg hunt of sorts, and morphed into a themed educationally accurate and inspiring day.
To begin with, you will want to work with other 4th grade teachers on your campus. (You can do this alone, but more excitement builds when there are over a hundred students competing for a limited amount of gold.)
In a nutshell, Gold Rush Day will provide students with stations that they can interact with that give historically accurate hands on learning that will show them what foods were eaten, games that were played, songs that were sung, and ultimately how to mine for gold.
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