Heritage: Seeking Land or Gold

Students write a persuasive letter home defending their decision either to settle in Utah and farm the land, or to go on to California to seek gold. They analyze a problem, make a decision, and write a letter defending their choice.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
1997
Usage Permissions
Fine Print