Lesson Plan

Trail Skits

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Grade Level:
Kindergarten-Third Grade
Subject:
Community, Conservation, Environment, Health, Performing Arts, Recreation / Leisure / Tourism, Wilderness
Duration:
30 minutes
Group Size:
Up to 24 (4-8 breakout groups)
Setting:
indoors or outdoors
National/State Standards:
Colorado Social Studies: K 4.2; 1st grade 4.1; 2nd grade 4.1, 4.2; 3rd grade 4.1
Keywords:
wilderness, Leave No Trace, preparation

Overview

Students will learn how to be prepared, respect the natural ecology, and be safe on their trip to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

Objective(s)

Students will learn how to be prepared, respect the natural ecology, and be safe on their trip to Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.

Background

Trail skits will help your students learn to be stewards of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve during their visit. Have groups perform their skits in the classroom before visiting or when you first arrive at the dunes.

Explore Great Sand Dunes' web pages on safety and wilderness values for more ideas.

Materials

Optional props such as water bottles, shoes, litter, food, etc. Refer to Trail Manners list in Procedure.

Procedure

Vocabulary

wilderness, wildlife