Hands-on learning for readers 8-12. Learn more about the setting and history behind the stories in the Goldtown Adventures series with this lapbook packet from Susan Marlow and A Journey Through Learning. Available in two formats: Printed packet or instant download.
Printed packet: 72 full-color pages for all four lapbooks, hole-punched and shrink-wrapped, study guides, and four colorful file folders, along with detailed instructions on how to put everything together.
Instant download: (PDF) 72 full-color pages with study guides and detailed instructions on how to put everything together.
See lapbook topics below.
1- Badge of Honor– frog legs, the United States in 1864, life in a gold camp and in an east-coast city, chores, wild turkeys, a “mountain canary,” French lesson, the five story elements
2- Tunnel of Gold– California facts, the miner’s Ten Commandments, Jem Coulter, Chines miners in California, the fight, history of black powder, the prophet Jeremiah, gold mining
3- Canyon of Danger– wolves, kerosene lamps, gold-rush churches, Wu Shen (Jem’s friend), Goldtown characters, albino animals, stars
4- River of Peril– stagecoach robbing, traveling medicine men, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1864 Sacramento police, a steamboat’s cargo, Henri speaks French, gold bars, steamboat disasters