• Fort Matanzas

    Fort Matanzas

    National Monument Florida

Curriculum Materials

Welcome to Fort Matanzas National Monument. Many schools visit us each year as culmination of their studies. Please visit Plan a Field Trip if you are interested in visiting. Be aware that March, April and May are extremely busy months.

A park interpreter presents a program for school children at Fort Matanzas National Monument.

We have numerous curriculum materials available to augment your study of the fort and of Florida history. Just click on a title below to download the file.

The Building of the Castillo de San Marcos
The Stories of Fort Matanzas
The Little Fort With the Big Job (Fort Matanzas)
The Defenses of St. Augustine (Map Study)
A Fort Matanzas Scavenger Hunt
Bibliography
National Parks - Special Places
Nature Trail Guide
Cannon Tools
Coquina
Florida Natives
Rules for Visiting
Spanish Flag
Evaluation
Timeline
Vocabulary
Soldier and Cannon - Coloring Page
Spanish Soldier - Coloring Page
Turtle Hurdle
Web of Life
Web of Life Answers
Word Search
Marshy Shores
Marshy Shores Answers
Parks Activity
Parks Activity Answers



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  • Castillo De San Marcos National Monument

    Life of a Spanish Soldier

    Life of a Spanish Soldier

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

  • Castillo De San Marcos National Monument

    Archaeology & the Castillo

    Archaeology & the Castillo

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

  • Castillo De San Marcos National Monument

    Timucua meets Spanish Armada

    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to give students a better understanding of the Timucua people, their relationship with Spaniards and the need of historical documents in addition to archeology.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

  • Castillo De San Marcos National Monument

    Coquina Queries

    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.

  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    Build Your Own Fort

    Build Your Own Fort

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

  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

    Fort Caroline Scavenger Hunt

    Fort Caroline Scavenger Hunt

    This program will guide you through the park exhibits beginning at the St. John's river lookout behind the visitor center and continuing to the fort.

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