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A Simulation of Trading with Missions in Early California

Student crews sail from Boston to California to trade Yankee goods for the cowhides known as "California banknotes." In this full-featured simulation, classes work in cooperative groups (crews) to map the journey, solve problems under way, and make their trades. In the process, they research the missions, fill in content outlines, write reports, maintain crew folders, and answer questions to earn their profits. Designed as a stand-alone unit with all materials supplied, the package includes a reproducible student guide, two 22" x 34" maps, and an illustrated teacher's guide with daily lesson plans, assessments, handout masters, and extension activities. Players: entire class. Time: 15 class periods. Grades 4–6. Interact. ©1999.

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QuantityOrder CodeISBNMedia/ContentPrice
INT424-WBSSS 9781573363099 Simulation, 2 maps $79.95
INT424E-WBSSS 9781575966281 Downloadable version (zip file; 9.4 MB) $79.95
INT424SG-WBSSS 9781560044130 35 printed student guides (optional) $39.95
INT424P1-WBSSS Missions map $10.00
INT424P2-WBSSS Voyage map $10.00

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