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New World Meets Old

Students demonstrate understanding of basic facts about Christopher Columbus and different theories regarding his background. They try to solve the mystery of Christopher Columbus' background and write an essay offering their own opinion.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary