by Dawn Caban, Granada Hills Baptist Elementary

This Webquest is designed for fourth graders who are studying California history. The students will produce a travel brochure describing their assigned mission based on the facts they learn from their Webquest.



    Missions played an important part in the cultural development of California.  They were built long before the Gold Rush brought early American colonists to this beautiful state.  Most of the missions still stand today in spite of all the tragedies and hardships that have happened there.  Each mission stood for something and the missionaries worked hard to benefit others.  The Spanish had goals that led to building each mission.

     Your goal is to learn about these early settlers of the land called California.