‘Round the Horn
Grades 4-5

Maritime Field Trip 5 hours

Students recreate the challenging world of a merchant sailor in the 1830s as they embark on a dynamic voyage “around Cape Horn” to early California. Students work together to gather cattle hides, raise sails, and load cargo as they strive to fulfill their contract with the ship’s Captain.

4th: HSS 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5; AS CST 1, 2; RE 1, 2; HI 1, 2; LA LR 3.0; SF 3.1; NA 3.2, 3.3
5th: HSS 8.5; AS CST 3, 4; RE 3, 4; HI 3, 4; LA LR 3.4; SF 3.1; NA 3.2, 3.3