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Explorers of the New World: Learning About Major Explorers of the New World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils investigate the principal explorers of the New World and the contributions that they made to the European knowledge about America, the development of rivalries, and the effects on Native American cultures.
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European Explorers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research European Explorers lives. They create a Word Document, or slide show based on their research.
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European Explorer's Photo Journal

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students study early European explorers. They choose one to research and complete a photo journal of his explorations, which includes maps, articles, etc.
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Early European Explorers Map

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create an explorer's map. In this explorers lesson plan students use a map of the world as reference to draw their own map of Europe, North America, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands. The students use their maps to...
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European Explorers Crossword Puzzle

For Students 5th - 8th
In this European explorers crossword puzzle activity, students use the 5 clues regarding explorers to help them correctly complete the word puzzle.
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European Explorer Poem : Social Studies, Art, Language Arts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders 'draw' a European Explorer from a hat, research this person and write a poem which describes the characteristics of a the Explorer.
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European Explorers Word Search Puzzle

For Students 5th - 6th
In this word search learning exercise, students locate 15 words related to European explorers. Words include harbor, Spain, interests, and John Cabot.
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European Exploration

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders analyze key European explorers and focus on where and why they explored. They research who sponsored the explorers as well as the accomplishments of the explorers. They discuss the lasting effects of the expeditions in...
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European Explorers Cards: Research, Make and Trade

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine the reasons the explorers went searching for new land.  In this U.S. History lesson, students research a specific explorer to find details about them such as the obstacles they encountered and their achievements.  They...
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Early Contacts: Native American and European Women in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this colonial America lesson, students examine the relationships between Native American women and European women who encountered one another in the new colonies.
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European Exploration and Colonization

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders research the lives of European explorers and the events which led to the age of exploration. They examine the efforts of Juan Bautista de Anza to explore and colonize California and prepare a class presentation with their...
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First Contact: Lesson Plan 4 - Grades 5-6

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
After watching Treasure in the Sea, a documentary about Channel Islands National Park and the video First Contact, about the voyage of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo to the Channel islands, groups research and then compare the experiences of...
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The Great Explorers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine the importance of culture and economy changes that occurred due to the great explorations. For this explorations lesson, students create a list of major explorers. Students focus on one main exploration and give an oral...
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European Crusaders vs. The Muslim World

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Detailing the beginning of a battle that continues today, this presentation takes viewers through the various conflicts between European explorers and the Muslim cultures they stumble upon. It details the start of the Western Crusades...
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Early European Explorers in Arkansas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research investigate three early European explorers in Arkansas history. They write an persuasive paragraph to convince classmates that the explorers of choice has had the greatest impact on Arkansas.
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Early European Explorers

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete a variety of activities surrounding European exploration of the New World. They research one explorer and write and present an essay or script in which they portray that explorer as he makes his final report to his...
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Sort It Out - Explorers of North America

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students investigate global geography by viewing images in a slide-show. In this famous explorers lesson, students observe a PowerPoint presentation showing drawings of geographical locations and the explorers who found them. Students...
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Explorers Notebook Assignment

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders select a European explorer and accompany him on his expedition. They are required to record any pertinent information that describes the explorer's journey. Each student also write a letter to the monarch evaluating the...
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Navigating With Explorers

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students retrace the steps of European explorers to the New World and recreate the early exploration through online research and multimedia presentations. In this world history and technology lesson, students research early explorations...
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Native Americans of the Chesapeake Bay: Using Primary vs. Secondary Sources

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Discover the rich Native American culture that existed at the time of early European exploration into the Chesapeake region through analysis of several primary and secondary sources.
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Europeans Explore the East

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this age of exploration worksheet, students respond to seven questions about events described on a timeline ranging from 1400-1664. This worksheet focuses on European exploration and trade routes. Students then explain the role of the...
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Early Explorers

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explain the reasons why Europeans decided to explore and colonize the world. In this European explorers instructional activity, 5th graders complete a wall matrix about the explorers and write a summary about the explorer...
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First Nation People and European Explorers

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the characteristics of explorers. They research the factors that contributed to the first European explorers that came to North America. Students also concentrate on the interactions that explorers had with...
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Those Who Have Come Before Me

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Class members are transformed into explorers as they work in groups to locate hidden items and map their journey along the way. They then leave clues for other groups of students to follow, and ultimately discover how past explorations...

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