Gold Rush Activities and Projects are fun and engaging with this California Gold Rush Interactive Notebook Unit! grade students through middle school students love learning about this part of the Westward Expansion!
Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom? Try historical journals! A great way to integrate narrative writing and history! Instead of pioneer journals maybe American Revolution journals or titanic journals
Gold rush lessons and links to Lewis and Clark, Western Expansion, Oregon Trail, etc--This is the informational chapter book which goes into detail about the California Gold Rush and pioneers coming out west to try to mine for gold and own their own land.