Sunday, August 15, 2010

Klondike Gold Rush Lesson Plan

Writing Prompt
What appears to be happening here?
Where might these people be going? Why? 
Write about it.


On this day in 1896, George Washington Carmack discovered gold in the Klondike region of the Yukon at Bonanza Creek.  During the following year, more than 30,000 people joined the gold rush to the area. Read more about it here.


Learn about the routes to the Klondike here.


Read more about the Klondike Gold Rush: The Rush for Gold

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Try these Gold Rush Word Problems
Watch It!

You can learn more about the Klondike Gold Rush with this video:

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