Every Day Edit - California Gold Rush
In this everyday editing activity, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the California gold rush. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
7th - 9th English Language Arts 9 Views 29 Downloads
The Call of the Wild: Culture and History
Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild is set during the Yukon Gold Rush and describes the harsh environment of the Klondike. Ask your class to describe the Klondike and consider the motivation needed to take a journey like the one so...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Hard Gold: Teaching Guide
Designed for Hard Gold, a novel in Avi's I Witness series, this teaching guide includes a summary of the story and information about the writer as well as chapter-by-chapter vocabulary lists, text-based reading questions, activities,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Adventure Begins: "Boys I Believe I have Found a Gold Mine"
Young scholars explore the California Gold Rush. In this U.S. history Gold Rush lesson, students view and analyze a number of authentic documents that originated during the California Gold Rush. Young scholars identify images that...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Gold Rush California and its Diverse Population
Students compare contemporary cultural differences with historical differences based on population percentage. In this cross-curriculum Gold Rush/math lesson, students analyze aspects of California's Gold Rush population and diversity...
5th - 12th Math
Metaphorical Gold: Mining the Gold Rush for Stories
Learners complete a history and research lesson about the Gold Rush using selections from Jack London. In this Gold rush research lesson, students research the Klondike/Alaska Gold Rush and use details from the history in their own...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
You Be the Editor
Young editors work in teams to find all the errors in a text. They identify grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors. Use this activity to reinforce correct usage of prominent punctuation symbols, such as apostrophes and ellipses. You...
K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Every Day Edit - Montgomery Bus Boycott
Develop editing skills everyday with these Every-Day Edits! This bell-ringer focuses on Rosa Parks and the infamous Montgomery Bus Boycott. As they read, learners search for errors in punctuation, grammar, spelling, and capitalization.
7th - 10th English Language Arts