Santa Maria, Nina, Pinta Teacher Resources
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Christopher Columbus Jeopardy PowerPoint
Students engage in a Jeopardy-style PowerPoint presentation on the life of Christopher Columbus. The categories are Columbus, Santa Maria, Nina, Pinta, Parts of a Ship. This excellent resource should lead to a firm understanding of Columbus himself, and the highlights of the voyages he took.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Christopher Columbus: The Man, the Myth, the Legend
Learn more about maps by examining Christopher Columbus's voyage to the New World. Kindergartners will learn about basic map skills and how to identify the compass rose, oceans, and land masses. They will also discover the purpose of explorations and the history of Columbus' time period.
K Social Studies & History
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
New Review History vs. Christopher Columbus
Intrepid explorer or ruthless exploiter? This is the perfect video to accompany the observation of Columbus Day in your class, as well as in considering whether Christopher Columbus should or should not be credited with the discovery of America.
6 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
History: The Two Sides of Columbus
Students explore the story of Columbus and events of his life. They study events concerning Columbus' journey's, his ships, and his encounters with the Honduran Indians. Using the internet and specified websites, students gather information concerning positive and negative aspects of events around Columbus' life.
4th - 8th 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 goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Act-It-Out Columbus Boat
Students investigate the trip Christopher Columbus took to the new world. In this U.S. History lesson, students create a fictional ship from cardboard and construction paper simulating the ship Columbus used to get to the New World. Students discuss the history of the ships the Nina, Pinta and Santa Marie.
Pre-K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Here is a lesson designed to be an ongoing task for the entire year. Each day of the week, learners must perform research to answer a simple historical question. This particular lesson covers the month of April, but the template presented could be reproduced for each month of the school year.
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Who Wants to be a Millionaire Student?
An extremely engaging and well-designed "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"-type game awaits your class. The subject is American history, with an emphasis on questions about past presidents. The usual lifelines are built into the game, and the questions get quite challenging as the game goes on.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Voyages in a Bottle
Learners uncover the method for easily building a ship in a bottle. Then they fabricate a 3-D model of the ship(s) used on an exploratory sailing voyage and display it in a plastic bottle. Students also draw a map of the world their explorers believed in, in the style of the time period, and compare it to a new map.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Christopher Columbus-Paper Hat
Young scholars make a Christopher Columbus paper hat using construction paper, glue, glitter and markers. In this Christopher Columbus lesson, students research the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria as references for constructing their "voyage hat.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Native American Indians: Wampanoags
Students understand the contributions of the Native American tribes. In this Native American lesson, recognize Native American names, words and cultures. Students understand that different tribes lived in different parts of the country. Students appreciate the differences of different tribes.
K Visual & Performing Arts
Zoom In: Christopher Columbus
Learners explore Christopher Columbus. In this world history and technology lesson plan, students view a slide show depicting the voyages of Christopher Columbus. Learners complete a T chart listing people, actions, and things they observed during the slide show and write captions describing the pictures which were copied to fit in their journals.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Haiti: Exploration and Colonization
Tenth graders discuss what their prior knowledge of the exploration of the Americas/Caribbean and the history of the island of Haiti. They trace Columbus' journey from Spain to Hispaniola and locate Haiti in the Caribbean and read the passage underlining each time native people are mentioned.
10th Social Studies & History
Land Ho! Early Exploration and Settlement of the Americas
Students complete a unit to learn about early American exploration. In this Americas exploration lesson, students complete eight lessons of activities to learn about Columbus's discovery of the new world and the early exploration of the Americas.
1st Social Studies & History