PART 1 (22 slides) BACKGROUND - includes: world maps of Spanish Exploration, the Columbian Exchange and its impact, explorer routes to Baja and Alta California, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, El Camino Real (The California Mission Trail), background on The Fransiscan Order, on Sainthood and mission names, and the positive and negative legacies of the Spanish Missions in California
PART 2 (22 slides) 21 MISSIONS - includes: a graphic organizer for students to follow along and record general information about each mission, a separate slide for each mission, each slide includes two images (one inside the mission and one outside the mission), the mission name, the year founded, the order built, the local native tribes associated with the mission, and three unique facts about each mission
PART 3: (20 slides) Missions Comic Strip Activity
This series of PowerPoint slides guides students in creating an 8-box comic strip highlighting the Spanish expansion into Alta California and the establishment of missions. Students are to create titles, captions, drawings, and use 12 key terms while they create. Enjoy!