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Land Ownership in California and the Transition to a Government: Teaching Activities

Teaching Activities

  • Have students draw a diseño of their classroom, playground, or home.  Then, have them do a basic measured drawing of the same space to see how the two compare.
  • Have students pretend to be a Mexican citizen writing the Governor to ask for a land grant.
  • Have students determine and discuss differences and similarities apparent in various systems of measurement (English, metric, etc.).

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