CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH – READING PASSAGES AND COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS!


GRADES 4-7 AND HOMESCHOOL

SARAH PETERSON

HANDS ON HISTORY

 

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READING COMPREHENSION PRODUCT!

 rc cal gold cover

READING COMPREHENSION:

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.

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

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.

 

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