Lesson Plan

History Detective Scavenger Hunt at Tuzigoot National Monument

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Grade Level:
Third Grade-Fifth Grade
American Indian History and Culture
30 minutes
Group Size:
Up to 24 (4-8 breakout groups)
in the park
National/State Standards:
Arizona State Standards:
Social Studies:  4th grade
Strand 1, Concept 2: PO 1.
Strand 1, Concept 2: PO 2.
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When you bring your students to Tuzigoot National Monument for a field trip, engage them on the main Pueblo trail with this guidebook.  They'll be History Detectives as they are guided along the trail, learning about the prehistoric Sinagua who lived here 600 years ago.


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 This lesson plan is meant to be combined with the Trading to Survive lesson plan while on field trip at Tuzigoot.

Last updated: February 24, 2015