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Learn About California!

Welcome to American Journeys: Learn About California—a dynamic educational program developed for fourth graders that encourages the use of language arts, math, science, and geography skills.

Created by Scholastic Inc. and generously sponsored by Amtrak California, American Journeys: Learn About California is filled with lessons, maps, and activities that are fun and easy to integrate into your existing California-based curriculum. By using maps, travel research, and timetables, students can explore California and develop an understanding of their home state!

Meets California State Standards!
Lesson Plans for Teachers

Lesson 1: Geography Journey
Lesson 2: Right Place, Right Time
Lesson 3: Poetry in Motion
Lesson 4: Conducting Research

Teacher Resources
Review these resources as you prepare for the lessons.

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