Search for gold with Goldfields Girl

Goldfields Girl by Elaine Forrestal is a fictional account of the coming of age of fourteen-year-old Clara Saunders, a pioneer woman on the Coolgardie Goldfields in the 1890s.

Elaine Forrestal wrote this book for children to learn about the history of the Western Australian gold rush from a younger person’s perspective. The Gold Search activity sheet was designed to test knowledge, research skills, and memory while developing word recognition skills, visual cues, spelling and improving concentration.

For more teaching activities, download the free teaching notes here.

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Goldfields Girl

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