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Oh, California: Gold Mining

Young scholars compare the dreams the forty-niners might have had with the realities they faced as they tried to make their dreams come true. Students write a newspaper article to describe the life of a miner and explain the methods miners used to mine for gold.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Year
1997
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