4th Grade Social Studies  
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Social Studies textbook: Scott Foresman "Our California"

Fourth grade social studies focuses on California geography and history from early American Indian groups through modern times. Our main emphasis is on the mission period and the California Gold Rush.

Social Studies tests will be given most Fridays.

Click on the links below to learn more about California geography and history.

Click on these links to learn about early explorers of California.
Published Jul 29, 2008 08:13 PM  

Native American Groups
Click here for links to information about California's Native American groups.
Published Jul 29, 2008 08:29 PM  

Click on one of these links to learn more about the California missions.
Published Jul 29, 2008 06:30 PM  

Gold Rush
Click on one of these links to learn more about the California Gold Rush.
Published Jul 29, 2008 06:26 PM  

The Donner Party Diary
Read about the Donner party and their struggles crossing the Sierra Nevada. This site includes a map showing the trail they followed, pictures of some of the members of the Donner party, and real diary entries in their own words, which are primary sources of information.
Published Sep 23, 2008 03:44 PM  

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Published Jun 23, 2010 07:38 PM