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History of Ponce de Leon in Florida
Based in sound Educational Theory, this lesson uses art to convey the story of Ponce de Leon. Mild to moderately disabled students hear the story of the Fountain of Youth, examine a paining of Ponce de Leon, and act out a scene as Ponce...
6th - 8th Special Education & Programs
Sort It Out - Explorers: Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Cartier, Newport
Fifth graders determine how exploration leads to change. In this exploration lesson, 5th graders examine several photographs and documents about Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Cartier, and Newport. Students analyze and categorize the sources...
5th Social Studies & History
Hands-On History: Explorers
Bring history to life with this collection of hands-on early explorer activities. From creating a flip book about the Vikings' exploration of North America to a reader's theater performance about Christopher Columbus' search for the...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
European Explorers Cards: Research, Make and Trade
Students examine the reasons the explorers went searching for new land. In this U.S. History instructional activity, students research a specific explorer to find details about them such as the obstacles they encountered and their...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Map Skills: Explorers, Continents, and Oceans
Third graders use a software program to make and label a map of the world. On the map, they locate the seven continents, oceans and the countries of Europe. They also draw the routes of Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon and...
3rd Social Studies & History
Sort it Out - Explorers: Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Cartier, Newport
Students determine why famous explorers, explored. In this explorers lesson plan, students sort pictures using SMART software. Students will discuss reasons for exploring, what exploring accomplishes, and what several famous explorers did.
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Those Who Have Come Before Me
Class members are transformed into explorers as they work in groups to locate hidden items and map their journey along the way. They then leave clues for other groups of students to follow, and ultimately discover how past explorations...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Top Secret Sensitive Information
Bring the multiple cultural perspectives of a state to life in a lesson designed to challenge assumptions. Learners develop criteria to evaluate different cities, looking to find the one that should be "the heart of Florida capital." A...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Distinguished Discoveries: Florida quarter reverse
Florida's state quarter has an image of a space shuttle and a Spanish Galleon on its reverse side. Pupils will examine the state quarter and think about how the Spanish explorers and Space explorers are the same and different. The class...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History