Lesson Plan

Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue

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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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Instructional Ideas
  • Make sure classroom library has accessible maps, globe, and books about Christopher Columbus 
  • Use a timeline as a reference for young learners to understand past and present
  • Role play the voyage and discovery of the New World
Classroom Considerations
  • Tailor resource to fit your class's needs and preferences
  • Review the books that are referenced in the lesson prior to teaching
  • Rubrics and answer keys are included
  • Resource is lengthy and wordy
  • Map worksheets are poorly formatted