Lesson Plan

Meet Your National Parks

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Overview

This lesson will introduce students to the various pieces of the national park puzzle. Through stories, puppets, examination of tree rings, cones, artifacts and more, students will piece together the history and significance of national parks close to home and across the nation.

Background

1 hour. 2nd through 4th grades.

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Additional Resources

These pre- and post-program lesson plans will enhance and expand the learning experience of the Rangers in the Classroom Programs for your students. Download any of these standards-based lesson plans for your class, and pleaseĀ email ritc_seki@nps.gov with any feedback on improving these lessons.

Meet Your National Parks 2nd Grade Pre-Visit Activity

Meet Your National Parks 2nd Grade Post-Visit Activity

Meet Your National Parks 3rd Grade Pre-Visit Activity

Meet Your National Parks 3rd Grade Post-Visit Activity

Meet Your National Parks 4th Grade Pre-Visit Activity

Meet Your National Parks 4th Grade Post-Visit Activity