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  • Fort Caroline

    Students will create their own fort and identify its parts using historic forts from across Northeast Florida as models. 

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Architecture, Architecture (Building Styles and Methods), Art, Colonial History, Geography, History, Military and Wartime History
  • Spanish soldiers and school aged children interacting

    In this lesson, students will learn about what life was like as a Spanish Soldier.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Hispanic or Latino American History and Culture, History
  • Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) produced, "Coquina Queries: Archaeology Lessons for Northeast Florida," a curriculum that encourages students to learn about the use of coquina stone as an important building material in Florida's past.  It influenced the outcome of wars, colonial efforts, slave plantations, and Florida's basic economy. 

    Coquina Queries units may be taught in order; however, they are designed to stand alone.

    Type:
    Curricula
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Agriculture, Archaeology, Architecture, Architecture (Building Styles and Methods), Chemistry, Colonial History, Conservation, Economics, Engineering, Environment, Geography, Geology, Hispanic or Latino American History and Culture, Historic Preservation, History, Leadership, Maritime History, Military and Wartime History, Science and Technology, Slavery, Social Studies, Writing
    National/State Standards:
    Common Core
  • Timucua meets Spanish Armada

    This lesson is designed to give students a better understanding of the Timucua people, their relationship with Spaniards and the need of historical documents in addition to archeology. Lesson can be used as the second lesson, following Archeology: Digging into the Castillo

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Archaeology, Colonial History, Hispanic or Latino American History and Culture, History, Mathematics, Reading
  • Fort Caroline

    Students will create their own fort and identify its parts using historic forts from across Northeast Florida as models. 

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Architecture, Architecture (Building Styles and Methods), Art, Colonial History, Geography, History, Military and Wartime History
  • Castillo De San Marcos National Monument

    Fort Matanzas Stories

    Fort Matanzas

    Explore the history of Fort Matanzas throught the lives of the many peoples associated with it.

    Type:
    Curricula
  • Castillo De San Marcos National Monument

    The Columbian Exchange

    The Columbian Exchange

    Students will synthize the quote and picture to determine symbolizism and understanding of Spanish exploration.  Students will understand the importance of the Columbian Exchange and the role that it had on colonization of the New World by reading about the Columbian Exchange and dramatizing the point in history by exploring different the point of view.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Colonial History, Hispanic or Latino American History and Culture, History
  • Students “excavating” their cookies with a toothpick to simulate how carefully an archaeologist would excavate a dig site.

    The Castillo de San Marcos is full of history & various people. It is
    through Archeology that we learn about its history.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Archaeology, Colonial History, Hispanic or Latino American History and Culture, Reading
  • Five different park maps showing various NPS units with four closed and one open.

    This is a classroom based, free teacher led program. National Park Legacy Voyagers is designed for ninth through twelfth grade students so they can go on an exploration of National Park Sites and learn about National Parks. Lesson plans include reading, writing, community service, presenting activities. Activities focus on cultural and natural resources and reasons for national parks. Activities feature budgeting and planning activity.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Earth Science, Geology, History, Oceans
    Keywords:
    National Parks, legacy, cultural resources, natural resources, heritage, climate change, careers, Wildland-Urban Interface