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What is the celebration of Columbus Day really about? Older learners use inquiry-based methods to find out who Columbus really was and what motivated his journeys. They take on the roles of town officials who must consider whether or not the town should continue to recognize Columbus Day as a holiday. They prepare arguments based on research, options, and final recommendations. This is a great interactive lesson. Links and options are provided. 

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
Year
2001