Vancouver’s Voyage of Discovery in Puget Sound

The big questions:

  • What did Vancouver’s crew find when they arrived to explore Puget Sound?
  • What did they choose to write down about the experience?
  • What can we learn about our area, our relationship to the land and it’s aboriginal inhabitants by reading what these early explorers wrote?

The content:

We will read selections from:

  • The diaries of Vancouver’s crew members
  • Other historical material for context
  • Nautical charts of Puget Sound

The skills and activities:

Walking adventures, deep reading, journaling, drawing, map skills, visiting local native and historical sites.