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19 reviewed resources for juan ponce de leon

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Discovery, Ship to Shuttle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students define the meaning of discovery, and view and discuss the images on the Florida Quarter. They read about Ponce de Leon and the space shuttle, and complete a chronological order activity.
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The Fountain of Youth

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study Ponce de Leon and the Fountain the Fountain of Youth. Using a real life analogy, 7th graders compare the skills of a conquistador to that of a professional basketball player. They discover reasons why the...
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Map Skills: Explorers, Continents, and Oceans

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use a software program to make and label a map of the world. On the map, they locate the seven continents, oceans and the countries of Europe. They also draw the routes of Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon and...
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Sailing to St. Augustine

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Using a Florida map from 1597, young explorers consider the physical characteristics they would need in a site for a new colony and the resources they would need to survive. After selecting a site, class members research to discover the...
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Ponce de Leon: The First Conquistador

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students learn why Queen Isabella waited nearly six years to give approval to Columbus to travel west and what event caused her to suddenly support the voyage of Columbus.
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Discovery, Ship to Shuttle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
The history of Florida is explored in this activity which covers topics from Ponce de Leon to space travel. Learners listen to stories about Ponce de Leon's search for the fountain of youth and then move on to a discussion of the space...
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Sort it Out - Explorers: Columbus, Ponce de Leon, Cartier, Newport

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students determine why famous explorers, explored. In this explorers lesson, students sort pictures using SMART software. Students will discuss reasons for exploring, what exploring accomplishes, and what several famous explorers did.
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How the story of Columbus' Discover Fits into Time

For Teachers 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...
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Exploration of the Americas

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders demonstrate knowledge of exploration by naming and describing accomplishments of explorers. They use the internet to find corresponding information on the explorer and fill in a chart that is provided. Students also...
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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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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 lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation of global maps and pinpoint the travels made by Sir Francis Drake.  Students identify...
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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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Discovering the New World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the different early European explorers that came to the Americas, They complete the following explorer project. They work in pairs and choose one explorer from the provided list.
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Water Features of Virginia

For Teachers 4th
Students locate and identify water features important to the early history of Virginia. Thye recognize where most cities developed and locate and label the rivers on a Virginia wall map.
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Florida State Facts

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Florida worksheet, students learn about the history, motto, flower, and other interesting facts about the state by studying a chart. Students answer 10 questions about Florida. This is an online interactive worksheet.
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Map Explorers

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice their geography skills. In this geography terms lesson, 3rd graders complete the Map Explorers Library Quest and practice using geography terms appropriately.
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History of Christopher Columbus; History as a hook for journal entry writing

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write a journal entry. In this journal writing lesson, 3rd graders view pictures related to Columbus.  After ordering pictures chronologically, students select one to write a journal entry from Columbus' viewpoint.
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Spanish Explorers Name Cards

For Students 4th
In this explorers instructional activity students see the names of 18 Spanish explorers on name cards. There is no information given on this page.
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Explorers in the U.S.A.

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students investigate the history of our country by exploring Native Americans.  In this U.S. History lesson, students discuss the early exploration of the United States and how that led to the discovery of Native Americans.  Students...