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Coronado: Misfortune's Explorer

Fourth graders discuss the importance of Coronado's expedition through Texas and the trials his men endured during the journey. They view and discuss a map of Coronado's route, the effects of weather on the Great Plains, and Buffalo. They read and discuss Coronado's description of traveling on the Great Plains, surviving a hailstorm, and the betrayal of the Turk, their Indian guide.

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Grade
4th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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