Life Along the Santa Cruz - Guide for 1st-3rd Grades
Life Along the Santa Cruz River introduces primary aged students to the culture and environment of Southern Arizona, specifically along the Santa Cruz River Valley. All activities are hands-on and easy to reproduce in the classroom. Most appropriate for 2nd and 3rd grades, the lessons can be easily adapted to kindergarten and 1st grades.
The guide may be downloaded and copied from this site. Depending upon your computer capability, you may either view or print all the guide, or by chapter. Choose one of the links below that works best for you.
Teacher Guides are also available in hard copy. To request one, please call (520) 398-2341.
Did You Know?
The Santa Cruz River begins in the Patagonia Mountains of southern Arizona, runs south into Mexico, makes a sweeping U-turn and continues north through Sonora, Mexico and Arizona to join the Gila River and eventually the Colorado River which empties into the Gulf of California.