E-book, Lesson Plan


Through this lesson, the student will come to understand the significance of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake through the study of primary documents. The student will also apply his/her research skills to the study of primary documents from various other key historical events.


  • Science > General
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > Geology
  • Science > Physical Sciences
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Research
  • Social Studies > State History
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


earthquake san francisco science history state history local history u.s. history primary source documents



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SOC.9-10.16.A.4a: Social Science

Analyze and report historical events to determine cause-and-effect relationships.

SOC.9-10.16.A.4b: Social Science

Compare competing historical interpretations of an event.
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