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252 resources with the concept california

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California's Resources

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research the natural resources of the state of California. They read a chapter of their social studies text, write and answer questions for the chapter, and create illustrations for five vocabulary terms.
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Living With the Land

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the resources that were available to the early Californians. They read and discuss a chapter in their text, write a folktale, and create a flag for a Native American tribe.
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Pioneers in California

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the changes the pioneers brought to California in the 1800's. They develop a timeline that includes captions, symbols, and pictures, and write a paragraph describing the experiences of the early California pioneers.
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How the Vietnam War Transformed California?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the effect of the Vietnam War on California. They work together to research social movements that occured during this period and its outcomes. They also interview veterans to better understand the impact of the...
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An Ag Interview

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the role of agriculture in the American economy. They interview a person in the agriculture business and create original questions to ask. They present their findings to the class and write thank you letters to the...
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Motivational Introduction to the California Gold Rush

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders download pictures and write script for narration as they create a KidPix slide show to introduce the study of the California Gold Rush.
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Figurin Somepin 'Bout the Great Depression

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create a scrapbook based on their research of the lives of migrants in California during the Great Depression.
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Conducting Research

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research trains and train travel and write a report based on their findings.
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Making A New Nation

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read standard road maps and topographical maps, and examine the lives of pathfinders who opened the trails to the West. They develop Living History presentations, role-playing a character from the past.
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California's First Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read excerpts from speeches made at the California Constitutional Convention. They predict what the state constitution say about slavery and other issues concerning race.
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San Francisco Explodes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate why San Francisco grew so quickly during the Gold Rush. They
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The Frankish Building: A Reflection Of The Success of Ontario, California

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers evaluate the impact of the Chaffey brothers and Charles Frankish on Ontario, California, and compare their efforts with those of similarly important figures in their own community's history.