La fiebre del oro (The Gold Rush)

Retail Price: $9.99
School Library Price: $7.49
  • Age Range: 8-12
  • Grade: 4
  • Lexile: 640L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 4.8
  • Item: 111395
  • ISBN: 9780743912709
  • Language: Spanish
  • Dewey: 979.404
  • Pages: 32

During the California gold rush, the state's population soared, its economy grew, new towns popped up, and its cities swelled. The state would not be what it is today without the gold rush. Ignite a curiosity about California's rich history through primary sources such as maps, letters, images, and photographs. This Spanish book will help English language learners achieve social studies literacy. Features include:

  • Text features such as a glossary, index, captions, sidebars, and table of contents increase comprehension and build academic vocabulary
  • Write It! culminating activity challenges students to write a letter to family from the point of view of a '49er
  • Your Turn! activity challenges students to design a plan for a city
  • Read and Respond provides post-reading questions that develop critical thinking