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Extra Credit: Building a Mission Teacher Guidelines

Students will be given an option to create a model of the mission that they have researched.  They may earn up to 20 points that will be credited towards their Social Studies grade.  The mission model will be due the same day as the mission report.  When building the mission, please refer to the following guidelines and rubric in order to earn the maximum amount of points.

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History Of The California Missions

History Of The California Missions

The Spanish California Missions are a series of twenty-one religious settlements founded in Spanish/Alta California between 1769 and 1823. Originally governed by Father Junipero Serra (1713-1784), the missions were the first European attempts to colonize the Pacific Coast of the New World, and evangelize the Roman Catholic faith among the Native Americans of the region. Continue reading History Of The California Missions

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How To Build Your Mission

Here is a great tutorial that I found at HubPages.com, author unknown, to help you build your California mission project!

4th Grade Mission Project in California History

We’re all facing the great California Mission project this year. Those of you who have children in the 4th grade in CA know what I’m talking about. I made one in my 4th grade year, and now it’s turn for my daughter to make one of her own.

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