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About This Unit

GRADE
4

DURATION
4

American Journeys: California

Map of California
Map of California

Welcome to American Journeys: Learn About California-a dynamic educational program developed for fourth graders that encourages the use of language arts, math, science, and geography skills.

OBJECTIVE

Created by Scholastic Inc. and generously sponsored by Amtrak® in California, American Journeys: Learn About California is filled with lessons, maps, and activities that are fun and easy to integrate into your existing California-based curriculum. By using maps, travel research, and timetables, students can explore California and develop an understanding of their home state!

 

 


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LESSONS FOR THIS UNIT
Lesson 1: Geography Journey
Lesson 2: Right Place, Right Time
Lesson 3: Poetry In Motion
Lesson 4: Conducting Research
Lesson 5: Perfect Postcards  NEW!
Lesson 6: The Rise of Railroads  NEW!

REPRODUCIBLES
California Curriculum Standards and Benchmarks
Classroom Map
Geography Journey Reproducible
Right Place, Right Time Reproducible
Poetry In Motion
Conducting Research Reproducible
Perfect Postcards  NEW!
California Classroom Map  NEW!
The Rise of Railroads  NEW!

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