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My Explorer Report

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This is the perfect resource to accompany your class project on famous explorers! Learners detail basic information about their chosen explorer, his/her main events of exploration and means of transportation, and finally, illustrate the...
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Project Organizer: Follow an Explorer

For Students 5th - 7th
This is both a great idea and a great way to help your class organize a themed project. They use these worksheets to assist them in writing a creative historical narrative about the life and travels of an explorer. They'll compare and...
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Hands-On History: Explorers

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
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...
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Early Explorers

For Teachers 5th Standards
Here you'll find several worksheets and mini-activities for giving your learners a great overview of early explorers, including the motivations and home countries of famous explorers and development of new technologies.
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Columbus Was an Explorer

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Get the inside scoop on the European explorer, Christopher Columbus, with a response to reading activity that requires scholars to answer who, what, why, when, and a variety of other questions about the word crew.  
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Explorer Acrostic Poem

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this explorer acrostic poem worksheet, students read an example of an acrostic poem and then write one using the letters EXPLORER.
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Sailing to St. Augustine

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Using a Florida map from 1597, young explorers consider the physical characteristics they would need in a site for a new colony and the resources they would need to survive. After selecting a site, class members research to discover the...
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Internet Challenge Worksheet- Explorers

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this Internet challenge worksheet, young scholars are directed to 5 specific sites to search for "explorers." Students record the number of category and site matches they get on each site. There is only one actual research question...
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Primary Sources: Diaz and Cortes

For Students 8th - 9th
Provided are two descriptions, both from famous Spanish explorers. Pupils read each passage and then answer 2 inference questions based on how they think each description shows what Cortes and Diaz felt about the Aztecs. Show images of...
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Exploring Exploring

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The reason people first began trading was because of their desires for objects other societies possessed. In the activity, classes discuss why exploration has been a common thread in all societies and where these desires have taken...
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Wearing an Explorer's Hat

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this wearing an explorer's hat worksheet, students look at the picture of an explorer's hat and draw a picture of themselves wearing it.
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American Explorers Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
In this American history worksheet, students answer questions based on famous explorers, Native Americans, and the United States. Students complete 26 questions.
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Writing Exercise: Global Trade II

For Students 7th - 9th
When explorers set out to discover the world, they opened up to a world economy through global trade. Read then use this expository writing worksheet to answer three critical thinking questions. Each questions relates to the rise of...
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The Age of Exploration

For Students 8th Standards
Christopher Columbus did not have a lot of evidence to prove that he was in India, but language arts pupils have plenty of evidence to prove that he wasn't. Delve into the world of European exploration with a reading activity about...
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Discovery of Australia

For Students 5th - 6th
In this discovery of Australia worksheet, students respond to 22 various types of questions related to the discovery of Australia. First, they identify who the early Dutch Explorers were and what they found. Then, students identify James...
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Famous Explorers

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that name famous explorers and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Explorers

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Explorers study guide worksheet, learners respond to 3 questions regarding Prince Henry the Navigator, Vasco da Gama, Columbus, Magellan, Cortez, Pizarro, Drake, and Cartier. Answers are included.
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Long Live the Vikings

For Students 5th Standards
The Vikings were some of the first explorers to settle in North America. After reading about these people, their ships, culture, and treasures, fifth graders use context clues to answer questions based on the meaning of vocabulary words.
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The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Explorers Assignment

For Students 5th - 8th
In this research skills instructional activity, students follow the provided instructions to write pieces about the explorers they have researched. 
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Explorers

For Students 4th - 5th
In this explorers worksheet, students read a detailed text about the Age of Exploration from 1450 to 1700. Students then answer 7 matching or multiple choice questions.
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Famous Explorers

For Students 4th - 5th
In this world explorers worksheet, students use the map of North American and the labeled sites to help them find the other explorers and places name after them.
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Internet Explorers Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 5th
In this explorers scavenger hunt worksheet, students research 10 different explorers famous in history using the Internet. First, they read each question to determine which explorer to research and why they were important. Then, students...
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Explorers Information Chart

For Students 5th - 6th
In this explorers information chart worksheet, students complete the graphic organizer with information regarding 9 explorers of the world. Students should research answers on the Internet.

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