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Gold Rush lessons from The Huntington

Gold Rush lessons from The Huntington

Here's a list of the types of items needed by folks headed to the Klondike gold fields

Here's a list of the types of items needed by folks headed to the Klondike gold fields. This would be a fun activity where students choose their items and re-enact the journey to the Klondike.

Lego history: California gold rush

The Lego History video of California Gold Rush can be watched so the students connect better to the content.

Activity: build the Transcontinental Railroad out of craft sticks, and more! My lessons are geared toward 3rd-4th grade level children.

California Gold Rush, Pony Express, & Transcontinental Railroad Lesson

Activity: Make gold rush biscuits (part that's applicable to this time frame), build the Transcontinental Railroad out of craft sticks (covered in a later unit on cowboys), and more! My lessons are geared toward grade level children.

California Gold Rush Brochure Project

California Gold Rush Brochure Project

This activity is a great way to wrap up your unit of study on the California Gold Rush. This project can be used for classwork, homework, a culmination

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