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Showing Grade 4, Unit 2c, Missions, Presidios, Ranchos, and Pueblos
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Annie's Mission

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Description: You are playing the role of Anne Biggs, the ten year old daughter of an American sailor. In 1817, as her father Bill, is preparing for a trip to the Orient, Annie's mother dies of tuberculosis. Bill can not bring himself to leave Annie, so he hides her on the ship and they make their way across the ocean. When they are in port in California, Annie's father is kidnapped and held in a mission. Help Annie find and resue him. Standard 4.1.4

Author: Original author unknown; revised and adapted to HTML by Daniel Johnson

Lesson ID: 86

How Big Were Their Footprints? A Study of Loma Linda History

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Description: This virtual museum will take you on a tour of California history from Native Peoples through the late nineteenth century. You will explore the "footprints" left by people who inhabited the area near the modern city of Loma Linda. Each "room" of the museum has activities for you to do. Standards 3.2.1, 3.2.4, 3.3 all, 4.4.3, and 4.4.4

Author: Jim Shipp, Bryn Mawr Elementary School

Lesson ID: 514

Rancho San Pedro: Life on a Rancho

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Description: Once ranchos in California numbered in the hundreds, and they covered millions of acres of Golden State. They ran from San Diego to Sacramento and from the Pacific coast inland. The ranchos were important economic units that operated for only a few years, more than a hundred years ago. California once supported great herds of half-wild Mexican cattle. Few ranchos still exist today, however there still is evidence of their boundaries which can still be found in many legal land descriptions. Learn about Rancho life thorugh this series of activities. Standards 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 4.4.2, 4.3.1, 4.3.3 and 4.3.5

Author: Linda Hermosillo

Lesson ID: 873

Your Mission: The Last Mission

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Description: Imagine that you were there as the last California Mission was being completed. You have worked hard bringing the supplies, raising the buildings, and learning the ways of the native people. You have a satisfied feeling as the mission is up and running. As you begin your morning prayers, you hear a rider approaching with a message from a land far away... You have beenasked to study the existing missions to find characteristics of a successful mission. Led by your discoveries, you must search for the perfect location for the final California mission. Standards 4.1.0, 4.1.4, 4.1.5, 4.2.1, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, and 4.2.6

Author: Andy Dooley-Miller, Resource Specialist

Lesson ID: 1304

California Missions

Description: On a summer day in 1769 in the Spanish territory of California, the first permanent Catholic mission was established in San Diego. By 1823 there were 21 missions stretching along the California coast from San Diego to San Francisco. The development of towns and cities in California is linked to the locations of the missions. In this lesson you will tour the missions and collect answers to questions for an information treasure hunt. Standard 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, and 5.4.5

Author: Barbara Garrison, Sweetwater High School

Lesson ID: 177

Life in Presidial California

Description: The presidio, one of three frontier institutions upon which Spanish colonization relied, was a fortified place--a garrison. Its function was to provide military protection to a district. Soldiers were assigned to scout, eject intruders, and provide escoltas (escorts) for missionaries. The presidio also served as the heart of government and judicial activities and a communication and supply center. Enlisted men were assigned construction duties at the presidio, or to agricultural and ranching tasks on the rancho del rey (presidial farm). During off-duty hours the soldiers worked as skilled artisans or laborers as time allowed (1). After learning when and where the presidios in California were built, learn about the differing views of Father Serra and the Spanish Governor Pedro Fages on how the presidios should be run. Standards 4.2.5, 4.2.6 and 5.4.5

Author: Gloria Ricci Lothrop and Michelle Herczog, Organization of American Historians

Lesson ID: 663

Otherness of the Past: Exploring Past Leaders & Current Issues in California

Description: As residents of California, we can reflect on the ancestors and leaders who influenced the earliest days of our state's past. Who were some of these people? What were their struggles and triumphs? Some people have spoken of an "Otherness of the past." If we compare the past to related issues confronting Californians today, would we find the past to be something "other" than the present? Or is there a oneness linking the past and present? This is the question you will explore as you learn about the lives and contributions of Yee Fung Cheung, Biddy Mason, Dame Shirley, John Sutter, Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, and Camillo Ynitia. Standards 4.2.3, 4.2.8, 4.3.0, 4.3.1, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.4.3

Author: Tom March, Knowledge Network

Lesson ID: 1058

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