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What Was Columbus Thinking?

Why is Christopher Columbus one of the most studied figures in history? Upper graders will investigate why Christopher Columbus traveled to the New World and what happened to the native people he encountered. They read and discuss excerpts from Columbus's letters and journals, conduct research, and complete a graphic organizer.

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Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
World History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
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  • Worksheet

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