Teaching the Anza Trail



Teaching the Anza Trail: Five-day Curriculum for Grades 3-4

This curriculum includes five 1-hour lesson plans that can be completed consecutively or separately. Each student role-plays as a member of the 1776 Anza Expedition and experiences the journey through a variety of activities and reflections. The full curriculum is available to download as an accessible PDF below. For more guidance, information, or to obtain a copy of the Expedition Member Identification Activity Cards, please contact us via email (juba_info (at) nps.gov).

Sample of an Expedition Member Activity Card. A drawing of a mother with three children in period-clothing.


Introduction (PDF)
Teaching the Anza Trail: Full Curriculum (PDF)

Last updated: July 19, 2021

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