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Explorers Come to America

Learners access prior knowledge of why the explorers came to America between 1492 and 1542. In this discovery of America lesson, students follow the route of an explorer and find out why he traveled to another land. Learners create an eight slide PowerPoint about there explorer. Students share information and are assessed on the content. Learners create a time-line to record effects of the voyages of the explorers.

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3rd - 5th
21st Century Skills
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