Students examine Columbus's discoveries in the Americas. In this Christopher Columbus lesson, students determine the purpose of the explorer's voyages and then write postcards from his perspective to his parents describing his voyages.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
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
Christopher Columbus, The Explorer
Students brainstorm important facts about Christopher Columbus, input information into Kidspiration or Inspiration, watch United Streaming Video on Christopher Columbus and New World to gather information, research online to find...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Early English Exploration and Settlement of the Colony of Virginia
With resource links, a detailed procedure, embedded primary source documents, and a Readers Theater script, you're ready to teach! Re-enact historical events in order to boost historical perspective, discern main ideas, and draw...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Columbus Day (Native American Perspective)
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...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
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