Gold Rush

Students use educational software to determine the main idea of paragraphs. They read about the Gold Rush and Frontier Life in America before writing a history log as they simulate that they are writing back to a cousin in New York. They look at newspaper that are one hundred years old and participate in Frontier Days at school.

2nd - 8th English Language Arts 4 Views 14 Downloads
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