Field Trip Program

My Life at Tumacácori

Student using mano and metate
Students get their hands dirty -- just like during mission times!
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Description

Using real historical names and dates, students will form a class of youngsters from Tumacácori and proceed through the day's duties. Kids in mission times went to school, played, helped their community, worked, and had family time. Sound familiar?

2 hours (1 hour shortened version also available)

My Life at Tumacácori Post-Trip Assessment (.pdf, 21kb)

Extension lesson plan:
Explore the genealogical records of the Real Kids of Tumacácori (.pdf, 70kb) through the searchable Mission 2000 database.  Best for 2nd grade or above.

Contact

Melanie Rawlins

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520-377-5064

Details

Subject:
American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Community, History, Language Arts, Social Studies
National/State Standards:
Varies
type:
Field Trip Program