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Early Florida and the Florida Missions

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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067327/00001

Material Information

Title: Early Florida and the Florida Missions
Series Title: Spanish Colonial St. Augustine. Lessons.
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Driggers, Diane

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Saint Augustine (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Florida   ( lcsh )
Colonies -- Spain -- America
Genre: lesson plan
Temporal Coverage: Spanish Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns County -- Saint Augustine -- Historic city
North America -- United States of America -- Florida

Notes

Funding: Funded by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council

Record Information

Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: Board of Trustees of the University of Florida on behalf of authors and contributors. All rights reserved.
System ID: UF00067327:00001

Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00067327/00001

Material Information

Title: Early Florida and the Florida Missions
Series Title: Spanish Colonial St. Augustine. Lessons.
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Driggers, Diane

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Saint Augustine (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Florida   ( lcsh )
Colonies -- Spain -- America
Genre: lesson plan
Temporal Coverage: Spanish Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Colonial Period ( 1594 - 1920 )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns County -- Saint Augustine -- Historic city
North America -- United States of America -- Florida

Notes

Funding: Funded by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council

Record Information

Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: Board of Trustees of the University of Florida on behalf of authors and contributors. All rights reserved.
System ID: UF00067327:00001


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Early Florida and the Florida Missions
Prepared by Diane Driggers

Intended Grade: Middle School

Subject Area: Social Studies and History

Correlation to National or Florida Sunshine State Standards:
National Board Propositions:
1. Teachers are committed to students and their learning
2. Teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to
students.
3. Teachers are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning
Florida Sunshine State Standards:
SSA1.2......The student understands historical chronology and historical
perspective.
SSA3.2.......The student understands Western and Eastern civilization since the
Renaissance.
SSA4.2......The student understands U.S. history to 1880.
SSB2.2......The student understands the interactions of people and the
physical environment.
SSA6.2......The student understands the history of Florida and its people.

Ob ective:
Students will research Spanish Mission Architecture in respect to materials,
building types, and village plan, and compare and contrast the architecture
used by the Spanish and Native Floridians.
Students will take part in a Living History Activity by visiting the Mission San
Luis de Apalachee

Instructions:
1. In small groups students will use the internet to research the architecture of the
Spanish missions during the period from about 1620-1650 (focusing on either
the Apalachee, the Timucuas or the Spanish).
Students will take notes using the table provided, see attached.









Some suggested sites:
http://www.flheritage.com
http://www.oah.org/pubs/magazine/spanishfrontier
http://pelotes.jea.com

2. Students will share their research with the class.
Together the class will create a Venn diagram in order to compare and
contrast the types, and discuss.

3. Students will visit the Mission San Luis in Tallahassee.
As they meet and talk with the members of the mission, they need to focus
on the architecture of the buildings and the layout of the mission itself, take
photographs of the thatch, council house, wattle and daub, etc.

4. In small groups, students will use their research from the internet and their
field trip to choose and create one of the following projects:
A. Model of a typical mission- show layout of Spanish and Native buildings
B. Council house- must include palm thatch
C. Wattle and daub house- must have 4 walls and thatch roof.

Evaluation: [unspecified; at the discretion of the teacher]

Additional Resources:
Weitzel, Kelley G. The Timucua Indians: A Native American Detective Story.
(Gainesville, FL : University Presses of Florida, 1996).
Gannon, Michael V. (editor). The New History of Florida (Gainesville, FL :
University Presses of Florida, 1996).
Brown, Robin C. Florida's First People, 12,000 Years of History. (Sarasota,
FL: Pineapple Press, 1994)
Hann, John H., and Bonnie G. McEwan. Apalachee Indians and Mission San
































































































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