We found 33 resources with the concept early explorers
Sailing to St. Augustine
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewUsing 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...
How Could They Be so Wrong?
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIf it's on the Internet, it must be true ... right? Introduce young Internet explorers to the importance of fact-checking through a fun web-based activity. Pairs work together to read and analyze biographies about world explorers, then...
Early Modern: Global Interactions
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The moment Christopher Columbus's ships touched the shores of a New World, the old world changed forever. But has it been for the better? High schoolers consider the effectiveness, benefits, and drawbacks of the Columbian Exchange with a...
First Contact: Lesson Plan 4 - Grades 5-6
5th - 6th CCSS: Designed
After watching Treasure in the Sea, a documentary about Channel Islands National Park and the video First Contact, about the voyage of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo to the Channel islands, groups research and then compare the experiences of...
How Magellan Circumnavigated the Globe
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Circumnavigate means to go around something completely, particularly the world. This is exactly what Ferdinand Magellan did in the late 1400s. Watch a video that explains the wonders and tough times of this magnificent journey.
La Mobile: A Case Study of Exploration and Settlement
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Le Moyne brothers, Jean-Baptiste and Pierre, were among the first explorers of the Gulf Coast. Class members read biographical information and journal entries about these men, study maps showing where the settlements they established...
European Explorers: Research Project
5th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
What will your students choose to include in their explorer's treasure chest? Youngsters research an early European explorer and gather items to reflect their research, such as a detailed map of the explorer's voyages, portrait, flag,...
History vs. Christopher Columbus
6 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
My First Biography: Christopher Columbus Storia Teaching Guide | Scholastic.com
K - 1st CCSS: Designed
Sail with Christopher Columbus on a biographical reading adventure. Young explorers learn about the life of Sir Columbus as they hone their comprehension skills through guiding questions, shared reading, and fluency practice. Included in...