This is a zipped file containing an interactive PowerPoint and a PDF activity.
The PDF activity targets language skills including vocabulary, reading comprehension, WH questions, and picture description. Students learn about the gold rush and westward expansion, answering WH- questions about the history. Vocabulary is targeted through vocabulary cards, BINGO, and a digital, interactive gold mining activity. Students also expand their language by describing western scenes.
The interactive PowerPoint is in a Choose Your Own Adventure format to target problem solving and reasoning. The game board to go along with it is included in the PDF activity.