The California Gold Rush

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The California Gold Rush

CURRICULUM: America the Beautiful by Charlene Notgrass

Lesson 61: A Growing Nation Faces Conflict; page 338

1848–1855 – California Gold Rush: The gold rush began.

READ ALOUD:  Gold Fever!: Tales from the California Gold Rush by Rosalyn Schanzer

READ ALOUD:  Gold Fever by Verla Kay

READ ALOUD: The California Gold Rush by May McNeer

READ ALOUD:  The American Story by Jennifer Armstrong; 1848 Sutter’s Mill

READ ALOUD:  The American Story by Jennifer Armstrong; 1851 The Flying Cloud

READ ALOUD:  The American Story by Jennifer Armstrong; 1842 What Is That?

AUDIOBOOK: By the Great Horn Spoon!

COOKING: Skillet Bread, Sourdough, and Vinegar Pie by Loretta Frances Ichord (BCL); Forty-Niners and What They Ate: Chapter 3: Sourdough Starter and Sourdough Flapjacks and Chapter 4: Cornish Pastries

COOKING:  Gold Miner’s Lunch
Pork and Beans
Rye-N-Injun Bread or Wheat-N-Injun Bread
Beef Jerky
And a taste of coffee to wash it down!

COOKING: Gold Rush Bars
1 pkg knox gelatin
1-3/4 cup warm milk
1 pkg cook & serve vanilla pudding
1 pkg butterscotch chips

Heat gelatin and milk and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Blend in pudding mix. Bring to a boil and stir wile boiling for 3 minutes. Add chips and stir until melted. Pour mixture into a greased (with cooking spray) loaf dish or mini bread pans and chip thoroughly. Invert dish onto a serving platter. Optional: Write “14 K Gold” on top with chocolate syrup.

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Blessings,
Jennifer Hale and Marty Hale

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