California Gold Rush

Roger Walter

Listening — Beginner Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. What did James Marshall do?

  2. Where was the gold first discovered?

  3. What were the people who went to California known as?

  4. Sinking a pan into water and shaking the dirt away to find gold is known as…

  5. What happened to many towns after the gold rush ended?

  6. What happened to most of the people who went to California during the gold rush?


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Have you ever heard of any other gold rushes?

  2. Why do you think gold is so valuable?

  3. What are some other precious metals you know about?

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