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Explorers of the New World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research explorers and explore how exploration affected the Western Hemisphere; students demonstrate competency in using multimedia encyclopedia and information software, and present PowerPoint presentation to class with two...
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Glory, God and Gold: Voyages and Adventures - America 1500

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
By providing an in-depth and interesting overview of European exploration in the New World, this presentation would be a wonderful complement to a unit on this topic. The 17 slide presentation is both thought-provoking and informative....
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Early Navigational Tools And Nautical Developments of the Early European Explorers of Africa And America.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students identify navigational tools. They describe and label seven of the nautical advances that enabled European explorers to travel to Africa and America thereby initiating a new era of exploration.
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Captain Cook

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Known as the first European to see places like Australia and New Zealand, Captain Cook led the way for the English into the world of exploration. A primary source image of Cook's firsthand account of his voyages and discussion questions...
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The Age of Exploration

For Students 8th Standards
Christopher Columbus did not have a lot of evidence to prove that he was in India, but language arts pupils have plenty of evidence to prove that he wasn't. Delve into the world of European exploration with a reading activity about...
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Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Explorers of the New World: Learning About Major Explorers of the New World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the principle explorers of the New World, how they contributed to the development of European knowledge about America and the effect of Native Americans cultures meeting with European cultures. They read the biography of...
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Jacques Cartier

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research Jacques Cartier. In this social studies lesson, 3rd graders view a presentation about Jacques Cartier and learn a song about the explorer.
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Explorations of the Americas

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research different European explorers. In this European exploration instructional activity, 5th graders receive a "mission envelope" with the name of an explorer and their mission overview. They research this explorer and...
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European Explorers of North and South America

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the connection between the geography of America and the migration of the Native Americans to the American continents to the future conquering of the continents by the Europeans. They discuss the causes and effects...
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What They Left Behind: Early Multi-National Influences in the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how the European voyages of discovery influence American culture even today. They map eighteenth century Europe's impact on the United States.
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Discovery of Australia

For Students 5th - 6th
For this discovery of Australia worksheet, students respond to 22 various types of questions related to the discovery of Australia. First, they identify who the early Dutch Explorers were and what they found. Then, students identify...
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Close Readings from The Tempest + New World Readings

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What was Shakespeare's intent? That is the question at the heart of a summer assignment designed for AP English Literature. Class members focus on five scenes from The Tempest and compare the interactions of Prospero, Caliban, and...
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European Exploration, Trade and Colonization

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students complete many activities including mapping, reading books, and Internet research to learn about European exploration. In this European lesson plan, students study geographical mapping, trade, and colonization.
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Early Explorers

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students answer short answer questions and participate in a role play where they are explorers being interviewed. For this early explorers lesson plan, students discuss why it is beneficial to be the first one in a place.
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work together to examine Dutch, French, Spanish and English explorers. They create a poster of the information they collected and write about one explore they find most interesting. They share their information with the class.
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Youngsters who are just beginning to learn about the age of exploration do a study of Christopher Columbus. They each select four pictures from the voyage of 1492 and write a caption below each one stating what is happening. The class...
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History vs. Christopher Columbus

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Explorers of New York State

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study European explorers who made an impact of New York State. They conduct research and create a timeline and a Powerpoint presentation about one of the explorers.
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The Discovery of the Americas Reinforcing Activity

For Teachers K - 5th
Students create an explorer timeline. In this timeline lesson, students listen to the book The Discovery of The Americas by Betsey and Giulio Maestro. They use the dates listed in the book to create their own timeline. 
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Northern Europe: Countries - Map Quiz Game

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Remembering geography is a tiring and tedious task to many scholars. Change it up by assigning the map quiz game. Elementary and middle schoolers alike test their knowledge and compete with the clock to match as many countries as...
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Introduction To the Unit on ???the Age of European Explorers???

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study the reasons why the various groups of explorers set off for foreign lands. They examine the chronological order of explorers including the Vikings, Columbus, the Spanish , the English, Dutch and French explorers and make a...
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Explorers of the New World: Learning About Major Explorers of the New World

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students learn about famous explorers. In this research lesson, students read a biography about a famous explorer who came to the New World. Students complete a chart about their explorer and take a quiz.
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American Explorers Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
In this American history worksheet, students answer questions based on famous explorers, Native Americans, and the United States. Students complete 26 questions.

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