GRADES 4-7 AND HOMESCHOOL
HANDS ON HISTORY
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READING COMPREHENSION PRODUCT!
THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH
This product is great for Social Studies (History) and Language Arts (Reading Comprehension). The product contains: SEVEN one-page passages of informational text on The California Gold Rush (LEXILE 930-1010); SEVEN pages of reading comprehension questions (one for each passage); and the teacher’s keys. Questions are true or false; multiple choice and open ended, and include both literal and inferential questions. The reading passages can be used for CLOSE READING with other non-fiction graphic organizers as well!
THIS PRODUCT IS GREAT FOR A QUICK SAMPLE FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS! It may be used for Independent Reading, Homework, or as a Supplemental Homeschool Worksheet.
Discovery of Gold at Sutter’s Mill
The California Gold Rush
Camps and Claims
The Daily Life of a Miner
Methods of Mining Gold
Merchants During the Gold Rush
Lasting Impact of the Gold Rush
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Please note: The Informational Text also appears in my Wild West Career Lesson Plan; however, the reading comprehension questions are not a part of that lesson plan.