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Christopher Columbus Day

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Who was Christopher Columbus? What was his part in the Great Age of Exploration? Was he an explorer or an exploiter? Bring the debate to your class with this collection of materials.
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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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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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Why Do We (Still) Celebrate Columbus Day?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What are we really celebrating on Columbus Day? The resource explores the narrative behind Columbus Day and ways for people to change the perception. Scholars also review vocabulary terms associated with the topic and how attitudes have...
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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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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 Day

For Students 7th - 8th
Use this Columbus day instructional activity 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...
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Columbus Day Word Scramble

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this word scramble learning exercise, students unscramble the two words in each line which have been merged together. The learning exercise is Columbus Day themed.
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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 (Native American Perspective)

For Teachers 4th - 5th
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...
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Some very good graphics are included in this informative presentation on the life of Christopher Columbus and the voyages he took. Among other things, students discover that Columus missed the chance to be the first European to view 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

For Students 4th - 6th
In this ESL Columbus Day worksheet, students practice tracing a passage on why we acknowledge Columbus Day in cursive writing several times.
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Columbus - Thanksgiving lesson plan

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students learn the history of Thanksgiving and Columbus Day, and they also create a "New World" mural in small groups.
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Columbus Day/Thanksgiving Ships at Sea

For Teachers K - 2nd
Discover the meaning of Columbus Day and/or Thanksgiving by creating art from food. This activity focuses on making edible ships using easy to find food items. The class will investigate the journeys that were taken for either of these...
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Columbus Day Alphabetical Order

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Columbus Day worksheet, students read a list of 20 vocabulary words that pertain to the explorations of Christopher Columbus. Students alphabetize the words.
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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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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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Columbus Day Word Search

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this word search instructional activity, students find the eight words listed below in the word search. The word search is Columbus Day themed.
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Columbus Day Word Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this word puzzle worksheet, students unscramble each word, then use the marked letters to solve the second puzzle. The word puzzle is Columbus day themed.
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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 Day Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
For 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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Columbus Day

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students create a boat out of cardboard egg cups, clay, and more for Columbus Day. In this Columbus Day lesson plan, students also watch a Columbus Day video.
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Should We Celebrate Columbus Day?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students gather information about Columbus' impact on the Americas. They use the information to determine whether or not a fictitious community should continue to recognize Columbus Day.

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