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History vs. Christopher ColumbusLesson Planet
6 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Intrepid explorer or ruthless exploiter? This is the perfect video to accompany the observation of Columbus Day in your class, as well as in considering whether Christopher Columbus should or should not be credited with the discovery of...
King John II of Portugal & Columbus: The Period of DiscoveryLesson Planet
5th - 7th
Having an interesting reading passage can really help some kids get into history. Here are five reading comprehension and recall questions related to the provided reading passage. They'll read about King John II of Portugal, his...
Letter from Christopher Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel Announcing His Discovery (1493)Lesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
When Christopher Columbus landed, he found many things to comment on. Have your class read this letter that he wrote to Luis de Sant Angel in 1493. The text is split up into sections. Each section is paired with two to three...
You've Been Lied To: The REAL Christopher ColumbusLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Looking for resources that explore alternative perspectives of the Christopher Columbus story? Check out the images, videos, cartoons, primary source documents, and other texts in a packet designed to spark debate.
How the story of Columbus' Discover Fits into TimeLesson Planet
K - 3rd
Who is Christopher Columbus and where does he fit on the timeline of history? Students explore U.S. history by viewing a slide-show of famous images. They view a PowerPoint presentation of paintings and documents showing the voyage...
Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century MarinersLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learners discover the Age of Exploration by comparing and contrasting the explorations of Zheng He, Christopher Columbus, and Vasco da Gama in this engaging history episode. The narrator discusses who may be considered the greatest...
Introducing Vocabulary: Christopher Columbus (Weinberger)Lesson Planet
K - 3rd
The story of Christopher Columbus has fascinated young historians for centuries; use this vocabulary-in-context strategy to dive into Kimberly Weinberger's picture book about this classic explorer. Begin by introducing the new words:...
Columbus Reports on His First Voyage, 1493Lesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What did Christopher Columbus have to say about his exploration of the Caribbean? Young historians have a chance to examine Columbus' own words about his voyage to Cuba and Santo Domingo. After reading Columbus' report, pupils respond to...
Christopher Columbus: The Man, the Myth, the LegendLesson Planet
Learn more about maps by examining Christopher Columbus's voyage to the New World. Kindergartners will learn about basic map skills and how to identify the compass rose, oceans, and land masses. They will also discover the purpose of...
My First Biography: Christopher Columbus Storia Teaching Guide | Scholastic.comLesson Planet
K - 1st CCSS: Designed
Sail with Christopher Columbus on a biographical reading adventure. Young explorers learn about the life of Sir Columbus as they hone their comprehension skills through guiding questions, shared reading, and fluency practice. Included in...
Christopher Columbus WorkbookLesson Planet
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Youngsters gain ample reading comprehension practice while studying the history of Christopher Columbus with this great workbook! It includes word puzzles and comprehension checks of multiple assessment styles, including multiple choice,...
“Pardon This Interruption-Columbus Has Landed!!!”Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students research, design, rehearse, record, and present a 60 second Public Service Announcement, based on Columbus' arrival in the America. The students, working in groups, utilize the design process in creating their PSA. This lesson...
Sort It Out - Explorers: Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Cartier, NewportLesson Planet
Fifth graders determine how exploration leads to change. In this exploration lesson, 5th graders examine several photographs and documents about Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Cartier, and Newport. Students analyze and categorize the sources...