Scott Foresman Units and Lessons
Unit 1: The Land of California
Lesson 1: How do you locate places on Earth?
Lesson 2: How is Earth divided?
Lesson 3: How are the areas of California different?
Lesson 4: How have California's landforms and water affected settlement?
Lesson 5: How are California's communities alike and different?
Unit 2: Early People in California
Lesson 1: How did early people live in California?
Lesson 2: How did early Europeans come to California?
Lesson 3: How did the Spanish change how California Indians lived?
Lesson 4: What was Spain's influence in California?
Lesson 5: What was life like in Spanish and Mexican California?
Lesson 6: How did California's early economy change?
Lesson 7: How did the Mexican War for Independence affect California?
Lesson 8: How did Mexican rule affect California?
Unit 3: Early History to Statehood
Lesson 1: Where were California's settlements?
Lesson 2: How and why did people travel to California?
Lesson 3: How did the discovery of gold affect California?
Lesson 4: How did women help California grow?
Lesson 5: How did California's government change?
Unit 4: Growth and Development Since 1850
Lesson 1: How did the movement of people and ideas change California?
Lesson 2: How did the Gold Rush change California's economy?
Lesson 3: How did different people coming to California affect our state?
Lesson 4: How have immigration and settlement helped California grow?
Lesson 5: What was California's role in the twentieth century?
Lesson 6: What new industries came to California in the twentieth century?
Lesson 7: How did California's water system develop?
Lesson 8: How did California's education system develop?
Lesson 9: How have Californians made our state unique?
Unit 5: California Government
Lesson 1: Why was the United States Constitution Created?
Lesson 2: How does the California Constitution affect you?
Lesson 3: How are federal, state, and local governments alike and different?
Lesson 4: What does our state government do for us?
Lesson 5: How are California's communities governed?