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Gold Rush Cause & Effect (1)

(Middle Years) Read about the Gold Rush and identify cause and effect relationships to complete the cause and effect table.

Gold Rush Cause & Effect (2)

(Upper Years) Read about the Gold Rush and identify cause and effect relationships to complete the cause and effect table.

Gold Rush Word Search

Find words related to the Gold Rush in this letter jumble.

Gold Rush Crossword

Answer questions about the Gold Rush to complete the crossword.

Gold-Washing Cradle Comprehension

Read about the history of the invention of the gold-washing cradle and then complete the comprehension activity.

Beginning of Gold Rushes in Australia Reading (2)

(Upper Years) A reading passage for the upper years about the beginning of the gold rushes in Australia.

Beginning of Gold Rushes in Australia Reading (1)

(Middle Years) A reading passage for the middle years about the beginning of the gold rushes in Australia.

‘Gold Fever’ Comprehension

A level 6 reading passage and comprehension set.

‘Australian Gold Rush’ Comprehension

A level 6 reading passage and comprehension set.

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