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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...
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.
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...
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...
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...