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...
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...
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...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
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...
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...
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...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Christopher Columbus-Paper Hat
Students 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....
K 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...
10th Social Studies & History