A New Lesson Plan: 1540!
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A New Lesson Plan: 1540!

In 1540, the Coronado Expedition moved into the middle Rio Grande Valley, now Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, and Bernalillo.  They brought with them a sizable group of Mesoamerican warriors.
 They encounter the Tiwa-speaking Pueblo people of the Rio Grande Valley, and what follows is the first war that takes place between European and Native American forces in the Southwest. You will find this lesson plan, and others (complete with a powerpoint and all student handouts!)  under the Education tab on this website, at https://kuaua.com/lesson-plans/ .  

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Coronado Historic Site Hosts 2017 New Mexico Preserve America Youth Summit
Education

Coronado Historic Site Hosts 2017 New Mexico Preserve America Youth Summit

The Preserve America Youth Summit, a program of Conservation Legacy, provides engaging on-site interactive learning experiences for students, teachers and service leaders at historic places. The Summits engage in local history, historic preservation, cultural conservation and heritage tourism issues to foster leadership and strengthen community efforts. Apply now for student scholarships! Continue reading

New Mexico History Lesson Plans
Education / History

New Mexico History Lesson Plans

For those educators who are hard at work making plans for their new school year, let us help you out with your curriculum. If you are a teacher, you will find powerpoints, lesson plans, teacher resource pages, student handouts, and more. If you aren’t a teacher of New Mexico or southwestern history and you know one, send them this way. : ) All these materials are free for your classroom use! Continue reading