Famous People of the Gold Rush

Fourth graders research a famous person from the Gold Rush era. Using the Internet, they take notes from creditable websites and write their rough drafts of their paper. They use peer editing to check for spelling and grammar errors. In groups, they present the material to the class.

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Resource Details

Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Duration
21 days

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