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Columbus Day Vocabulary
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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Hands-On History: Explorers
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...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fourth-Grade Text-Based Intervention
Provide young readers with the extra support they need using this series of 10 literacy lessons. Following a repeated sequence of learning activities, these lessons engage children in expanding their vocabulary and developing their...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introducing Vocabulary: Christopher Columbus (Weinberger)
The story of Christopher Columbus has fascinated young historians for centuries; use this vocabulary-in-context strategy to dive into Kimberly Weinberger's picture book about this classic explorer. Begin by introducing the new words:...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Bug Explorers for Columbus Day
Have your class complete activities for Columbus Day. They will discuss directions on a map while learning basic map concepts. Then they read a story about Columbus and view bugs outside in order to better use the direction statements to...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Dia de la Raza - What is El Dia de la Raza?
Students research and write about Christopher Columbus, his voyages, and his impact on the Native Americans. In this Christopher Columbus lesson, students work at stations where they learn vocabulary, perform Reader's Theatre, work with...
4th - 5th English Language Arts