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Louisiana's Early Explorers

Fourth graders research information about the contributions of La Salle and De Soto in the history of Louisiana. They examine what it means to be an explorer by participating in a magnifying glass activity, determine the importance of De Soto's expedition for gold, and look at De Soto's routes. After completing the lessons the complete a multiple choice assessment.

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Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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