The Adventure Begins: "Boys I Believe I have Found a Gold Mine"

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Learners 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.  Learners identify images that reflect the Gold Rush culture in a watercolor, discuss spelling and grammar errors in a letter written during that period, and infer historical information by discussing the content of a number of documents.

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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Duration
2 days
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