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									               Grades 1-10                                                            GLE 2.1.3


               Main Idea and Supporting Details Example




                                      Picks and
                                      shovels were
                                      used to reach
                                      the gold that               There were many
                                      was under                   exaggerated
                                      frozen                      reports about the
                                      streambeds.                 amount of gold
                                                                  in the Yukon.
Many gold seekers
sold everything to
make the trip to the
Yukon only to find
no gold.
                                                Main Idea
Many large companies
took over many small                                                                  Some spent up to 2 years
operations and took all                   The rush for gold could be                  of their lives reaching
the profits.                             disguised as a rich life in the              the gold fields.
                                                   Yukon.



                                                                                         The Klondike
                                                                                         Gold Rush
                                                                                         made the
                                                                                         Yukon world
                                                                                         famous and
                                                                                         many people
                                                                                         rich.
                             New towns                    Large areas were
                             quickly sprung               opened up for
                             up and were                  farming,
                             connected by                 ranching and
                             electricity and              other mineral
                             railroads.                   development.




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