American Journeys: 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.
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!
California Curriculum Standards and Benchmarks
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!