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Columbus Was an Explorer

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Get the inside scoop on the European explorer, Christopher Columbus, with a response to reading worksheet that requires scholars to answer who, what, why, when, and a variety of other questions about the word crew.  
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Captain John Smith's Shallop

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young explorers, all aboard the shallop to discover how early European explorers would navigate the American coastline to find resources, map terrain, and trade with Native American tribes.
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Famous Explorers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars research famous explorers. In this world explorer instructional activity, students investigate the reasons behind world exploration, famous explorers, and the countries that backed expeditions.
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Magellan and Coronado

For Teachers 5th
The best part of elementary school is learning about the explorers. Take your 5th graders on a quick trip with European explorers Coronado and Magellan. Described here are their routes, personal histories, and encounters in the New...
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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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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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Westward With the Vikings!

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students identify Norse explorers, considered by many historians to be the earliest Europeans to sail to Newfoundland. Then they recognize the superior craftsmanship of a Viking sailing ship that would have been needed to withstand the...
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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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American Explorers Quiz

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

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Some very good graphics are included in this informative presentation on the life of Christopher Columbus and the voyages he took. Among other things, students discover that Columus missed the chance to be the first European to view the...
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For Students 6th - 8th
In this Explorers study guide worksheet, students respond to 3 questions regarding Prince Henry the Navigator, Vasco da Gama, Columbus, Magellan, Cortez, Pizarro, Drake, and Cartier. Answers are included.
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For Students 4th - 5th
In this explorers worksheet, learners read a detailed text about the Age of Exploration from 1450 to 1700. Students then answer 7 matching or multiple choice questions.
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Christopher Columbus Workbook

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
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,...
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Discoverers and Explorers Crossword

For Students 5th - 7th
In this world history activity, students answer 10 clues to fill a crossword puzzle with words associated with world explorers and discoverers. They work across and down with names of explorers and the places they explored.
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Worksheet #11 Questions - European Crusades

For Students 7th - 8th
In this European Crusade worksheet, students examine several terms that relate to the aforementioned topic in ten fill in the blank questions.
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Eye on Exploration: Take a Second Look

For Teachers 5th
Students research the Age of Exploration. In this explorers unit, students examine why people became explorers, what the consequences of exploration were and what motivated the explorers. This is done through reading selections, studying...
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"Hard Luck" La Salle

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine life of French explorer, La Salle, and how he impacted settlement of Texas and the establishment of Catholic missions in Texas; students write letters from the perspective of an explorer.
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Discoverers and Explorers

For Students 4th - 5th
In this discoverers and explorers worksheet, students read short paragraphs about Christopher Columbus, Magellan, Sir Francis Drake and Walter Raleigh.
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European Exploration of North America

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students listen to teacher lecture and then discuss European exploration in North America. They focus on the motivation, obstacles, and accomplishments of the Spanish, French, and English explorations.
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Cyberhunt: Ahoy! Columbus

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore world history by participating in a biographical activity. In this Christopher Columbus lesson, students utilize the Internet to research historical facts about the man who founded America. Students complete a worksheet...
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Ocean Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Sea explorers and scientists have found that because of temperatures being two to three degrees Celsius at the bottom of the ocean, most animals are lethargic in order to conserve energy. In this web quest, pairs of learners read about...
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Columbus' Perception of the New World

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
students investigate readings relating to the voyage of Columbus in 1492 and to make historical connections based on those readings. They form pairs to share insights and answer specific questions, and share information in a final class...
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Other Worlds: The Voyage of Columbus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers utilize Internet sites to explore and compare current ideas and opinions concerning the impact of christopher Columbus' famous voyage of 1492.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore why the Americas attracted Europeans, why they brought enslaved Africans to their colonies, and how Europeans struggled for control of North American and the Caribbean.