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History vs. Christopher Columbus

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Teaching Perspective in the Social Studies Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
New ReviewHow would the story of the discovery of America be different if indigenous people told it through their eyes? Individuals compare the conventional account of this moment in history to an account given by one of the native peoples. After...
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Introduction to Historical Thinking

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Christopher Columbus: hero or villain? Prepare class members for the debate with activities that asks them to think critically about how history is reported.
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You've Been Lied To: The REAL Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for resources that explore alternative perspectives of the Christopher Columbus story? Check out the images, videos, cartoons, primary source documents, and other texts in a packet designed to spark debate.        
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Columbus Reports on His First Voyage, 1493

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What did Christopher Columbus have to say about his exploration of the Caribbean? Young historians have a chance to examine Columbus' own words about his voyage to Cuba and Santo Domingo. After reading Columbus' report, pupils respond to...
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Voyages of Columbus

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Learn the life of Christopher Columbus with the help of a timeline. Young historians interpret Columbus' life story from birth to death, and answer questions to reinforce comprehension. 
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Christopher Columbus

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Reinforce historic knowledge of Christopher Columbus with an activity book compiled of a variety of coloring pages, puzzles, questions that spark discussion, and learning games. 
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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 worksheet that requires scholars to answer who, what, why, when, and a variety of other questions about the word crew.  
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 1st Standards
Take some time to focus on Christopher Columbus, his three ships, the purpose of his voyage, and the new land he discovered. Pay special attention to the included additional materials, they are the real value in this resource.
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Columbus Day Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd
Explore the reasons behind celebrating Columbus Day. Your class will discuss Christopher Columbus and why he came to America. Then compute the number of miles that Columbus traveled and locate the places he traveled on a map. In the end,...
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Federal Holidays

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders complete various activities pertaining to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. They conduct research and complete writing and art activities on the...
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Zoom-In Christopher Columbus

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Explore Christopher Columbus with young learners. They will learn more about the history of America by viewing a series of images "zooming in" on the Mayflower coming to shore. They then decipher visual clues to determine that the...
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Columbus Day Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Columbus Day worksheet, students write the 16 words from that relate to Columbus Day in alphabetical order and write a short definition for each.
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Indigenous Peoples' Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Indigenous people around the world have close ties to their land, their ancestors, and their traditions. Celebrate the native inhabitants of our nations in August (and/or October) by learning more about the holiday and its origin.
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Columbus Day: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Use this word recognition worksheet to have your youngsters trace the words "Columbus Day," write the words independently, and color the picture of Columbus's ship. Tip: use as an intro to the topic.
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Columbus Day

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore the significance and meaning behind the celebration of Columbus Day. Through instructor lecture and demonstration, students identify some of the events and accomplishments associated Columbus' mission. Working in groups, they...
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Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young adventurers embark on a journey, setting sail along the blue ocean with Christopher Columbus. Teachers will find that this unit makes their lesson planning smooth sailing!
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Columbus Day / Computer

For Teachers 1st
Help your class explore holidays and important people. They will use a computer to find out important information on Christopher Columbus. The will research his voyages, ships, and history of that time period. They will then incorporate...
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Columbus Day

For Students 7th - 8th
Use this Columbus day worksheet with your EL class. They will read or listen to a passage about Christopher Columbus, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, put sentences in...
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National Holidays

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students read about national holidays. For this national holiday lesson, students read short resources about Independence Day, Memorial Day, Veteran's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Columbus Day. There are no directions given with...
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Columbus Day Word Jumble

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this online interactive Columbus Day worksheet, students examine 20 holiday-related words in a word bank. Students use the word bank to unscramble 20 sets of letters to match the terms in the word bank. This worksheet may also be...
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A Poem for Columbus - Junie B. Jones Series

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this poetry and rhyming words worksheet, students fill in the blanks in a poem about Christopher Columbus. They add a rhyming word at the end of each of the 14 stanzas. This worksheet is associated with the Junie B. Jones series of...
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Columbus Day Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Columbus Day crossword puzzle worksheet, students find the answers to 11 clues that are related to the holiday. They complete the puzzle across and down using the answers.
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Sail, Sail, Sail Your Ship!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students listen to the book, Columbus Day, by Paul Showers and discuss the historical significance of Christopher Columbus. They create Columbus Day booklets, sing a Christopher Columbus song, and develop graphic organizers.