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Amerigo Vespucci: March 9, 1945
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn the date March 9, 1945 as the day Amerigo Vespucci was born. Students then write about the following prompt: 'What part of the world would you like to sail to and explore? Why did you choose this destination?
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
New Review Vocabulary Unit 6.2: Jobs and Professions
Using two main word banks, learners complete sentences about jobs, professions, and historical figures. They review skills and decide which job is the best fit, and then fill in the blanks about famous writers, kings, and inventors. The second part of the worksheet reviews the past tense in paragraphs where kids complete the sentences with various verbs.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How the story of Columbus' Discover Fits into Time
Who is Christopher Columbus and where does he fit on the timeline of history? Students explore U.S. history by viewing a slide-show of famous images. They view a PowerPoint presentation of paintings and documents showing the voyage Columbus took to America and his eventual discovery.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 38 Views 119 Downloads
Western Civilizations, Chapter 11: Commerce, Conquest, and Colonization
Get your historians hitting the books with this online western civilizations resource, which features content quizzes, iMaps, focus questions, study guides, flash cards, and more! Although intended for use with the Western Civilizations text, this site can be utilized without it.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Giver: Lesson 1
Do “memories need to be shared?" Are “memories…forever?" Would you give up memory to live in a perfect world? Introduce a unit centered on Lois Lowry’s utopian/dystopian novel The Giver with a series of activities that has groups designing the components of a perfect world and considering the sacrifices that such a world would necessitate.
6th - 9th Language Arts 133 Views 183 Downloads
Columbus Day (Native American Perspective)
Teach your class the perspective Native Americans had on Christopher Columbus. They will examine the effects of Christopher Columbus' exploration on the Native Americans using a reading theater and a carousel brainstorming activity. They use the Native American point of view to write a story about Columbus, create a character sketch of him, and write letters to find out more information about Columbus.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 49 Views 135 Downloads
Who Was That Man?
Develop historical analysis and interpretation with your older students. They will study and analyze three given interpretations of Christopher Columbus' life, which includes significant events, his character, and the impact he made on the world.
6th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 267 Downloads
List of Famous Explorers
How many famous explorers can you name off the top of your head? Four? Five? Check out this list of 25 of famous explorers from around the world. The learning exercise categorizes explorers by nationality, and includes each explorer's lifespan and famed voyage of exploration.
4th - 11th Social Studies & History 114 Views 107 Downloads
Life for the First Inhabitants
Fourth graders trace the emergence and development of culture in Utah. They study the contributions of the American Indian culture on the development of Utah. They create their own rock art by using signs and images that show something meaningful in their life.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
A Colony is Born : Lesson 3 - Marking Time
Fifth graders refer to text and timeline to fill in a graphic organizer and timeline from 1492-1607. They participate in a class discussion that allows for speedy accumulation of events and fill in their own timelines. They work in small groups to mark maps.
5th Language Arts 4 Views 31 Downloads
The Photographer, the Artist, and Yellowstone Park
Students recognize the impact photographer William Henry Jackson and artist Thomas Moran had on the creation of Yellowstone National Park. They write an essay describing how Jackson and Moran contributed to the creation of the American West.
8th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Jackie Steals Home
Learners read articles relating to Jackie Robinson's breaking of the racial barrier in professional baseball. This leads to a deeper exploration of racism in the United States. They use a variety of worksheets imbedded in this plan to study this era.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Columbian Exchange
Tenth graders examine the consequences of Spanish exploration of the New World on animals, humans, and plants. They read and discuss an informational handout, define key vocabulary terms, and complete a Venn Diagram with Old World and New World contributions.
10th Social Studies & History 14 Views 109 Downloads
The Columbian Exchange
Eleventh graders examine the significant consequences of Spanish exploration and settlement of the New World on animals, humans, and plants. They read and discuss an informational handout, define key vocabulary terms, and complete a Venn Diagram comparing the Old World and New World contributions.
11th Social Studies & History 20 Views 100 Downloads
A New World and the Emergence of a New Race
Students study specific terms and concepts about the discovery of America. They improve their history knowledge about some Latin American regions and their map and geography skills of the New World. They describe what is meant by Cultural Pluralism.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 22 Downloads