An Expedition of Change
An Expedition of Change - High School World Geography: The curriculum lesson plan has three components and culminates with students developing a tour based on the Anza Trail Google Earth file. Lesson One and Three are conducted in the classroom. Lesson Two is an outdoor component and can be conducted during a neighborhood walk, trail hike, or on the school grounds.
The list below includes the lesson plan, each lesson, all the lessons together in one file titled "Entire Curriculum," and a link to the Anza Trail Google Earth file. For more information or suggestions, contact the Anza Trail staff at (510) 817-1323.
Lesson One - Immigration, Geographer Tools, Spanish Colonialism, Resouces list
Lesson Two - Trail Exploration, Trail Safety Guidelines, Student Trail Worksheet, Compass & Topo Map Activities, Teacher Trail Summary
Lesson Three - Google Earth Tour Project
Entire Curriculum - All lesson files
Did You Know?
Franciscan Father Pedro Font wrote a journal during his 1775-76 trip on the Anza Trail. Font suffered from culture shock, and his journals are a study in personal bigotry. However, by the time Font reached California he had grown more tolerant and wrote less insulting things about the tribes he met along the way. More...