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11 reviewed resources for explorers sir francis drake

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Drake's West Indian Voyage 1588-1589

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate several maps detailing Sir Francis Drake's voyages.  In this geography lesson, students practice reading maps and locating the precise locations of where Sir Francis Drake visited.  Students create an outline of the...
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List of Famous Explorers

For Students 4th - 11th
How many famous explorers can you name off the top of your head? Four? Five? Check out this list of 25 of famous explorers from around the world. The worksheet categorizes explorers by nationality, and includes each explorer's lifespan...
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History: The Spanish Armada

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Why was the attack on the Spanish Armada such a significant battle? Your class will learn how Sir Francis Drake defeated the Spanish Armada with the help of a storm, and how this battle helped make England a nation set to explore and...
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Drake’s West Indian Voyage 1588-1589

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the exploration routes of Sir Francis Drake. In this American exploration lesson, students investigate primary sources to trace the routes and contact with the natives that Sir Francis Drake experienced on his voyages in...
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Sir Francis Drake: Through a Study of Maps

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discover geography of our globe by researching Sir Francis Drake.  In this famous explorers instructional activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation of global maps and pinpoint the travels made by Sir Francis Drake. ...
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The Tudors: Tudor Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 8th
If you've just covered the Tudor kings and queens, you'll love this presentation describing Tudor exploration. It covers the Tudor navy, ships, explorers, and reasons for exploration. The slide show also includes rich images,...
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Early Explorers of America

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine a time line of early American explorers from England, Spain, and France. They trace exploration routes on maps and write reports about early explorers. Students view a laser disc presentation, Land of Opportunity...
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M-Files: 1584 - Sir Walter Raleigh

For Students 8th
In this explorers of the US worksheet, 8th graders answer 10 short answer questions regarding the expeditions of Sir Walter Raleigh.
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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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Who Wants to be a Millionaire Student?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
An extremely engaging and well-designed "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"-type game awaits your class. The subject is American history, with an emphasis on questions about past presidents. The usual lifelines are built into the game, and...
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Equipment List

For Students 4th - 6th
In this equipment list instructional activity, students look at a list of vocabulary word that sailors used in the past and change the spelling to reflect how we spell the items today. Students re-spell 17 words.