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Columbus Day Celebration: Writing Activities and Games to Celebrate the Holiday

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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Celebrate Columbus Day with tons of writing activities and games for grades 3-8. Includes:

15 Facts about Columbus
Coloring graphics with each activity
Columbus' Top Ten Travel Tips
Find a Route and Explain your Reasoning
Descriptions through Columbus' eyes
Dolphins Do Exist!
Island naming and discoveries
Advertisement for a Pearl
Ship's Sail Symbols
How many words can you make from Columbus?
A Letter to the King and Queen of Spain
What happened to me in 1492
Write a proclamation
Travel items in 1492 vs. now
Naming Your Ship
Crossword (based on 15 Facts) with answer sheet
Maze
Write a ship's log
Columbus Day Poem
Weekly Columbus Newspaper
Why Columbus Day is Important
Write a secret code for peers to crack
Class debate: should Columbus get funds to go to a New World?
Board Game (directions and all pieces included)
Extra Resources: Readers Theater, Maps, Videos, Games, more!

Lots of writing activities to engage students in Columbus Day history and discussions. Easy to use, educational, and engaging!
Total Pages
32
Answer Key
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On  March 11, 2014,  Buyer said:
Great Packet!! Can't wait for October!!
On  March 11, 2014Beth Hammett the Educator Helper answered:
Thanks so much for taking time to leave feedback! I hope your students enjoy the activities.

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Great product!
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Thanks for your feedback! I hope the students enjoy the activities.

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On  October 20, 2013Melissa Preston (TpT Seller) said:
Great follow up to the Columbus video we watched in class!
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Thanks so much for the feedback, and I'm so glad you and your students liked the activities!

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Thank you so much! My students enjoy the activities.

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On  October 5, 2012,  Dawn N. said:
Cute packet. Would be helpful if there ws a list of resources to get the information from to complete pages.
Mistake on #7 in crossword
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Thanks for the feedback! I updated the file to contain the answer sheet for the crossword puzzle, and I double checked the answers/blocks to ensure there was no errors. Your feedback is important, so thank you very much for taking the time to respond.
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