This product is great when studying one or many gold rushes. Several standards from 3rd to 5th grade are covered.
-Teacher directions of how to use in the classroom
-2 page Alaska Gold Rush reading passage
-Alaska Gold Rush Supplies list
-Alaska reading passage comprehension questions
-2 page California Gold Rush reading passage
-California Gold Rush Supplies list
-California reading passage comprehension questions
-Venn Diagram to compare Alaska’s and California’s gold rushes
-Create A Campsite directions & rubric: This summative assessment uses Bloom’s highest order of thinking – Creating. Applying their evidence from the reading passages and supplies lists, students are given directions (and a checklist to follow) to create a campsite at the location of their choice (Alaska or California), provide text evidence to explain their choice of location and illustrate their campsite.
**Student example is included with purchase!
This is a great activity to practice comparison of texts and getting ready for Common Core assessments.
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