In 1848, gold was first discovered in California. Then, in 1849, our country saw the largest mass migration it has ever seen. The men who left everything behind were risk takers and adventure seekers. They wanted their share of the riches coming from the earth.
Gold fever was spreading!
We’ve written this guide for you and your teen to use while studying the California Gold Rush. It’s not only a great resource to guide your lesson planning, but it’s also an excellent way to keep track of everything you discover. Consider letting your teen go through these pages on their own. They can do the research and share what they learn with you.
Subscriber Freebie – Experience the California Gold Rush
We’re offering this 25 page California Gold Rush Notebooking Pages and Learning Activities unit as a thank you to all of our wonderful subscribers.
- Mapping the Gold Rush
- Research Questions
- Discussion Questions
- Financials of Gold Mining
- Writing Prompts
- Drawing the Gold Rush
- Let’s Cook
- Let’s Play
It’s our hope that by using our guide, your study of the California Gold Rush is easy, engaging, and memorable!
Why subscribe to Education Possible?
- You’ll automatically receive access to our California Gold Rush Notebooking & Learning Activities unit.
- You won’t miss any of our fun, hands-on, practical learning activities and informative posts.
- Exclusive printables, available only to subscribers.
- And more!