California Gold Rush Grades 4 7

Author: Cindy Barden
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 9781580378529
Release Date: 2001-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bring history to life for students in grades 4Ð7 with The California Gold Rush! This 64-page book provides challenging activities that enable students to explore history, geography, and social studies topics. Activities include word searches, fact-or-opinion questions, and creative writing. The book includes answer keys, time lines, and suggested reading lists.

California Gold Rush

Author: Catherine E. Chambers
Publisher: Troll Communications Llc
ISBN: 0816745560
Release Date: 1998-02-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In California in 1848 two brothers helping to build a sawmill for John Sutter witness the discovery of gold and decide to stake out a claim for themselves.

What Was the Gold Rush

Author: Joan Holub
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101610299
Release Date: 2013-02-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners!" With black-and white illustrations and sixteen pages of photos, a nugget from history is brought to life!

The California Gold Rush

Author: Mel Friedman
Publisher: Childrens Press
ISBN: 0531212440
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discusses the California Gold Rush in American history, including the first discovery of gold, the 49ers, and how the gold rush changed the landscape of America.

John Sutter and the California Gold Rush

Author: Matt Doeden
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736862073
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"In graphic novel format, tells the story of the discovery of gold at John Sutter's mill and how it changed California"--Provided by publisher.

How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush

Author: Tod Olson
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426303157
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The fictional Thomas Hartley gives readers a historical portrait of life in the California gold fields, offering a unique and witty snapshot of a key period in the economic development of the United States.

California Gold Rush

Author: Julie Ferris
ISBN: 0753452189
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An informative and colorful travel guide, which includes a fold-out map, presents a look at the sites and society that existed in San Francisco during the time of the Gold Rush in the 1850s.

The California Gold Rush

Author: KidCaps
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 9781621073390
Release Date: 2016-04-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

If you think the gold rush was all about money and getting rich, think again! Most people didn't get rich at all. In this book, just for kids, you will find out what really happened during the gold rush.


Author: Jerry Stanley
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 051770952X
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Chronicles the lives of the Native Americans of California from 1769 through the Gold Rush of the 1850s, recounting poignant stories of violence, destruction, hunger, disease, rebellion, and death.

The California Gold Rush

Author: R. Conrad Stein
Publisher: Children's Press
ISBN: 0516066919
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Dramatic and defining moments in American history come vividly the life in the Cornerstones of Freedom series.

California History for Kids

Author: Katy S. Duffield
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781569769669
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The rich story of the men and women who settled and built the Golden State is told in this engaging chronicle, from the first native inhabitants that arrived 9,000 years ago and the Spanish in the 1700s to the followers of the Gold Rush in 1848 and the Hollywood and Silicon Valley newcomers. They faced many struggles—including earthquakes, economic hardships, and the forced internment of Japanese citizens—yet they persevered. To get a better idea of the scope of California history and the lives of the state’s residents, children will create a Chumash rock painting, play the Miwok game of Hoop and Pole, bake and eat hardtack like a gold miner, design a cattle brand, assemble an earthquake preparedness kit, and more. This valuable resource also includes a time line of significant events, a list of historic sites to visit or explore online, and Web resources for further study.

The Gosh Awful Gold Rush Mystery

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 9780635068880
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Mimi inherits a gold mine-the Gold Bug! On summer break, Christina and Grant join their mystery book-writing grandmother and cowboy pilot grandfather, Papa, on an adventure to check out the mine and discover a mystery that could mean boom or bust! LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Dahlonega Gold Rush (in Georgia) ¥ California Gold Rush ¥ James Marshall ¥ Forty-Niners ¥ Gold fever ¥ Travel methods ¥ Food ¥ Claims and claim jumping ¥ Price of goods ¥ Gold mining (methods, tools, conditions) (especially panning) ¥ Oregon Trail ¥ Characteristics of and legends about gold ¥ Role of Chinese in rush ¥ Levi Strauss/jeans ¥ Outcomes of journey ¥ Yukon Gold Rush (in Alaska) ¥ Role of women and children ¥ Klondike gold ¥ Golden Stairs on the Chilkoot Trail ¥ Travel methods ¥ White Pass ¥ What happens after the gold rush ¥ Fool's Gold ¥ Vocabulary (tarmac, bank, hangar, controllers, taxi, runway) ¥ Float planes ¥ Gold Rush Museum, Dahlonega, GA ¥ Alexander's restaurant, Bellingham, WA ¥ Chinatown - Golden Dragon restaurant - Levi Strauss Company, San Francisco, CA ¥ Space Needle and Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Seattle, WA. Like all of Carole Marsh Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities. Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book: Grade Levels: 3-6 Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.9 Accelerated Reader Points: 2 Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 115541 Lexile Measure: 760 Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q Developmental Assessment Level: 40

Helping Students Understand Geometry Grades 7 8

Author: Barbara R. Sandall
Publisher: Mark Twain Media
ISBN: 9781580377676
Release Date: 2008-08-28
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Give geometry a go with students in grades 7 and up using Helping Students Understand Geometry. This 128-page book includes step-by-step instructions with examples, practice problems using the concepts, real-life applications, a list of symbols and terms, tips, and answer keys. The book supports NCTM standards and includes chapters on topics such as coordinates, angles, patterns and reasoning, triangles, polygons and quadrilaterals, and circles.