• Anza Trail

    Juan Bautista de Anza

    National Historic Trail AZ,CA

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Anza Trailhead in San Juan Bautista, CA

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Journey of Problem Solving: Anza Trail Segment in San Juan Bautista, California - 4th grade

Learn about the 1775-76 Anza Expedition on this recreation section of the Anza Trail. Lessons include trail activities, as well as pre- and post-site visit activities. (Lessons can be adapted for other outdoor areas).

Free props are available for this self-guided field trip by reserving at San Juan Bautista State Historic Park (reservation form). Selected prop-making materials are in the "Lesson Two - Selected Props" link below.

Lesson Plan

Lesson One - Pre-Visit Activities

Lesson Two - Site-Visit Activities (field trip)

Lesson Two - Selected Props

Lesson Three - Post-Visit Activities & Assessments

Entire Curriculum for Anza Trail field trip

 
San Juan Bautista State Historic Park Plaza Hotel

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Journey of Problem Solving: San Juan Bautista State Historic Park - 4th grade

Extend your experience by taking a self-guided field trip to the state park. Learn about the layers of history revealed by the buildings and exhibits. Use the lessons below to focus your student's learning.

Make a reservation to visit the state park by calling Reserve America (866) 240-4655. It is free, but required when groups want to visit the park. Or you could reserve a state park program for a fee.

Lesson Plan

Lesson One - Pre-Visit Activities

Lesson Two - Site-Visit Activities

Lesson Three - Post-Visit Activities

Entire Curriculum for San Juan Bautista State Park field trip

 
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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Malibu Creek State Park offer new exciting curiculum based Anza Trail field trips!

Click on the links below to access these exciting new programs!

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Instructions - open and read this first!

Lesson 1

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Want to be a part of the Anza National Historic Trail? We are always looking for volunteers to assist our current volunteers. Projects range from trail building, giving tours, conducting historic research, and working with local governments to bring the trail and its benefits to their attention. More...