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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.
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...
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.
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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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