This Introducing Vocabulary: Christopher Columbus (Weinberger) lesson plan also includes:
The story of Christopher Columbus has fascinated young historians for centuries; use this vocabulary-in-context strategy to dive into Kimberly Weinberger's picture book about this classic explorer. Begin by introducing the new words: cloth, faraway, honor, natives, and possible. Go over word meanings before reading the story aloud, asking kids to indicate when they hear one of these words. There are comprehension questions for each of these words to get scholars making connections to familiar concepts, and the graphic organizers will help visual learners.