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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 learners hear the story of the Fountain of Youth, examine a paining of Ponce de Leon, and act out a scene as Ponce de Leon.
6th - 8th Special Education 15 Views 29 Downloads
Sort It Out - Explorers: Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Cartier, Newport
Fifth graders determine how exploration leads to change. For this exploration lesson, 5th graders examine several photographs and documents about Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Cartier, and Newport. Students analyze and categorize the sources according the explorers they represent.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Fountain of Youth
Seventh graders study Ponce de Leon and the Fountain the Fountain of Youth. Using a real life analogy, 7th graders compare the skills of a conquistador to that of a professional basketball player. They discover reasons why the conquistador was easily able to defeat the natives.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Discovery, Ship to Shuttle
The history of Florida is explored in this lesson which covers topics from Ponce de Leon to space travel. Learners listen to stories about Ponce de Leon's search for the fountain of youth and then move on to a discussion of the space shuttle and the work of astronauts.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Exploration of the Americas
Third graders demonstrate knowledge of exploration by naming and describing accomplishments of explorers. They use the internet to find corresponding information on the explorer and fill in a chart that is provided. Students also demonstrate choronological order of the American Exploration as well.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 34 Downloads
European Explorers Cards: Research, Make and Trade
Learners examine the reasons the explorers went searching for new land. In this U.S. History lesson, students research a specific explorer to find details about them such as the obstacles they encountered and their achievements. They also utilize map skills by analyzing the regions famous explorers discovered.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
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 Jacques Cartier.
3rd Social Studies & History 10 Views 40 Downloads
Sort it Out - Explorers: Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Cartier, Newport
Young scholars determine why famous explorers, explored. In this explorers lesson, students sort pictures using SMART software. Young scholars will discuss reasons for exploring, what exploring accomplishes, and what several famous explorers did.
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
New Review 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 Indies, this resource offers learning experiences that will engage the whole class in learning about European explorers.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 86 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 477 Views 356 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Make Mine Turkey
Young scholars compare foods available for the Pilgrim's Thanksgiving with contemporary Thanksgiving foods. After reading information about the first Thanksgiving, pupils create a menu and compute the cost of a turkey dinner, using grocery ads.
1st - 5th Language Arts 31 Views 192 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 playful element involves using "Top Secret" folders with informational texts from which the class will draw their conclusions.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 138 Downloads 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 will be split into two groups and either research the Spanish or Astronauts, then they get together to create a Venn Diagram comparing the two.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 11 Downloads
Students identify at least one country where the Spanish language is spoken, describe similarities and differences between Spanish, Mexican, and Puerto Rican families, and practice speaking the Spanish words for several family members.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 67 Views 200 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 worksheet categorizes explorers by nationality, and includes each explorer's lifespan and famed voyage of exploration.
4th - 11th Social Studies & History 119 Views 109 Downloads
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
Thunderstorm On Narragansett Bay by Martin Johnson Heade
Thunderstorm On Narragansett Bay is an intriguing image, filled with ominous clouds and intrepid waters. Kids will write, use sensory detail, and sketch images filled with weather after discussing this fantastic painting.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads