The Travel Brochure:
The outside of the brochure is yours to create! It should include pictures and the name of your mission, but feel free to be creative in your layout. Mom and Dad may want to help you bring your ideas to life.
Now, Mrs. Caban, what am I supposed to write about?
1. Get a pen/pencil and paper ready to take notes on. Be sure to write down the answers you find. It might be hard to find them again.
2. Use the websites provided to find the location of your mission, and the year it was first built (some missions have been re-built due to fire and earthquakes).
3. Find and save several interesting photos of your mission to use on your brochure.
4. Answer the
following questions using the websites provided:
· Who started the mission?
· What is the mission well known for? Why?
· Which Native Americans came to the mission? What jobs did they do there?
Were they well treated?
· Are there any facts from your readings that stand out as really interesting to you? If so include them!
5. Now, gather together your information and write your
narrative. Remember, you are writing for tourists! You want
to make the mission sound interesting so that people want to
6. Create your brochure!
7. Create a physical model of your mission. You may use a kit, but you must add to it. Use the handout given to you in class for tips and guidelines.
To help you find the answers to your questions check out these websites:
http://missions.bgmm.com/ - Great overview site for all 21 missions!
http://www.missionsofcalifornia.org/ - a little more difficult to read, but just click on the "Missions" link and you will find the name of your mission.
If all else fails and you still can't find an answer go to one of these search engines, type in the name of your mission specifically, and visit the sites it suggests for you:
Be sure to read over the Evaluation page before puting your brochure together. It will give you an idea of what I'm looking for.