Contributor’s Name: Maria Goodwin
Taking my students on a 6 day FS to Keystone SD. Students will explore their own identities as they encounter other faces and experience the beauty of nature. We will hike the national parks, go horseback riding, experience American Indian culture, and end with a visit to Mt. Rushmore.
Geared Towards seventh,eighth
Curriculum: Curriculum – Field Studies
Tags: Middle School

Kick off: My Face and Somebody Else’s Face
Seminar Title: One Today by Richard Blanco
Group Initiative: True Colors Board Game
Project: Animal classification, culture review, monument study, American Indian research
Discussion Topics: Identity, differences, unity, self-awareness, awareness of others, natural world
Outside Opportunity: Live Move Be Farm (working with vulnerable children and adults on a horse farm)

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