May 22, 2019

Featured Source: The Way They Go to California

What different types of transportation are these men trying to use to get to California? Cartoonists sometimes exaggerate, or overdo, physical characteristics of people and things. Zoom into a more detailed image of this cartoon and look for examples of exaggeration. Describe one example and explain why it is a form of exaggeration for this situation. Find out about how people really got to California during the gold rush. Describe one person's story. What other observations, … [Read more...]

Featured Image: Home of the Deer

Currier & Ives. "The home of the deer." c1870. Summary: Deer on the edge of a stream with trees and waterfall in the background. … [Read more...]