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Mission: Resilience - Strengths of the Ancestral People (Free)

by  Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

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In the Strengths of the Ancestral People, a ranger will lead an exploration of the daily life, strengths, and resilience of the people who lived in the Sonoran Desert over a thousand years ago. By exploring the strengths of the ancestral people, students will gain a greater self-awareness of their own unique strengths. 

During the program, s
tudents will complete "Strengths of Character" bingo while engaging in mindful movement and mindfulness activities. 
This program can be modified for various grades and ages. 

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $0.00
Point to Point Premium: $0.00

FREE!



Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, Homeschool/Family , Learning Pod

Minimum participants:

No Minimum

Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest one class size per session.


Primary Disciplines

Social and Emotional Learning( SEL), Social Studies/History, Character Education


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

We offer this program in November - May only. Programs are offered on Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please let Casa Grande Ruin's distance learning coordinator know 72 hours in advance if you need to cancel a program.

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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Coolidge, AZ
United States

Since 1892, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument has protected the history of the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People and the finest architectural example of 13th Century Hohokam culture and archeology in the American Southwest.  

Join a Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ranger to learn about the National Park Service and what makes Casa Grande Ruins National Monument unique.

Contact:
Sara Sutton
cagr_education@nps.gov
520-723-3172

Program Details

Format

1. The program begins by learning about Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, the National Park Service and Mission: Resilience.
2. Students complete a mindfulness breathing activity and reflect on what resilience means to them.
3. We then discuss the definition of resilience and the resiliency tenets of Self-Awareness + Strengths of Character.
4. As a group, students complete a bingo activity while learning about the daily lives of the Ancestral People.
5. Students compare their strengths to the strengths of the Ancestral people.
5. 5-10 minutes will be left at the end for student questions.

Objectives

At the end of this program, students will be able to:
• Understand the role of strengths of character in an individual’s and community’s success.
• Discuss the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People and draw inspiration from them
• Identify at least 2 strengths of the Ancestral People.
• Reflect on and identify 2 of their own strengths.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Common Core Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.1
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.1
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.3
Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.3
Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.

State Standards

Arizona
History-Social Studies
3.SP1.2 Compare life in specific historical time periods to life today.
3.G2.1 Explain how people modify and adapt to the Arizona environment.
4.SP1.2 Compare life in specific historical time periods to life today.
4.G2.1 Compare the diverse ways people or groups of people have impacted, modified, or adapted to the environment of the Americas.