Colonial Journals for StoryPath/Colonial Boston! // Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom? Try historical journals! A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!
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.
The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia lasting from 1851 through the late Learn more about it and how much Australia's population expanded as a result of the influx of prospectors hoping to strike it rich.