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Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain? Think like a historian with Columbus DBQ!
Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain? Think like a historian with Columbus DBQ! The Christopher Columbus, Hero or Villain, activity is also included as part of the much larger Renaissance Unit Bundle, located here: Renaissance Bundle! 10 resources for Renaissance, Reformation, and Exploration!
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Christopher Columbus - Hero or Villain? Students Debate!
Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus: A Hero or a Villain?Aim: How can Christopher Columbus be viewed as a hero? How can he be viewed as a villain?Included in this resource:• Title page• Do Now/Motivation student-centered question• Christopher Columbus Hero/Villain reading passage with positiv

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Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain?
Students will analyze a variety of primary source documents through engaging activities and higher-level thinking to develop a historically accurate view of Christopher Columbus in this week-long mini unit. The culminating activity of this mini-unit is a socratic seminar about Columbus' treatment o
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Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain?
This file includes documents which cast Columbus as both a hero and a villain. Students must determine which primary sources adore him and which detest him, followed by using the documents to back up both opinions. The last task includes using the information at hand to form their own opinions and
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Christopher Columbus:  Hero or Villain?  You Be the Judge!
This lesson includes primary sources that show Columbus portrayed as both a hero and a villian. Students analyze them, highlighting details that show him as a hero or villian, then complete a graphic organizer before writing a brief essay that argues one side or the other.
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Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain? (Common Core Aligned)
Was Christopher Columbus a good person or was he a villain? Children across America learn stories of his heroism and intelligence, while most college and high school students learn about his brutality and callousness. In this assignments students will read four primary and secondary sources (excerpt
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Primary Source Analysis, Christopher Columbus, Hero or Villain
Stop lecturing about history and help your students engage with it! They will use the highest levels of thinking in this challenging, but engaging activity as they figure out for themselves who Christopher Columbus really is: A Hero or a Villain? I had great success with my students and this activit
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Socratic Seminar materials for: "Christopher Columbus, Hero or Murderer?"
This piece is extremely intriguing to students and an excellent piece to use for a Socratic Seminar discussion. It allows students to see a different perspective of Christopher Columbus and have a rigorous, high-level discussion on the topic of whether or not he was a hero or a murderer. The text a
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Christopher Columbus Hero or Villain
This infographic provides information that allows for student talk on the topic of the Colombian Exchange. It can be used as low as second grade to stimulate discussion and can be compared with complex text as high as 12th grade.
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Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain (Mini DBQ)
Inquiry Question: Was Christopher Columbus a hero or a villain? Includes: -3 documents for students to analyze -graphic organizer to help plan their essay -instructions for writing their historical argument
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Christopher Columbus - Hero or Villan Assignment
This assignment includes both primary and secondary sources (excerpts from Columbus's diary and a historian's reflection on Columbus's accomplishments). Also included are comprehension questions, a venn diagram, and reflective journal prompt. After purchasing this product, please take a moment to
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Age of Exploration: Christopher Columbus Hero or Zero? Assignment
Age of Exploration: Christopher Columbus Hero or Zero? Assignment Using the DBQ Students will decide and justify whether or not they believe Columbus to be a hero or not. This contains DBQ, Graphic Organizers, and essay writing tips
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AP World History Period 4 Lesson on Christopher Columbus - Hero OR Criminal
In this lesson, students, working in pairs or in groups, will analyze the character of Christopher Columbus and his actions. They will examine the 10 documents and will determine whether or not he was a criminal or a hero in history. A graphic organizer and a web graph have been added to aid the s
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Christopher Columbus - Hero or Villain? Students Debate!
Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus: A Hero or a Villain? Aim: How can Christopher Columbus be viewed as a hero? How can he be viewed as a villain? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • Christopher Columbus Hero/Villa

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Christopher Columbus - Hero or Villain? Students Debate! BUNDLE
Christopher Columbus BUNDLEChristopher Columbus: A Hero or a Villain?Hardcopy and Google Drive Resource Included Aim: How can Christopher Columbus be viewed as a hero? How can he be viewed as a villain?Included in this resource:• Title page• Do Now/Motivation student-centered question• Christopher C
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Christopher Columbus:  Hero or Villain?
This activity affords students the opportunity to investigate the real history regarding Christopher Columbus. Students will write an essay based on two main arguments (Was he a HERO or a VILLAIN). Rubric is included.
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Christopher Columbus: Hero of Villain
Handouts include: reading passage about 4 causes of Age of Exploration paired with a graphic organizer; reading passage about brief history about Columbus and his legacy; 3 DBQs prompting students to debate whether Columbus was a hero or villain.
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Christopher Columbus Hero or Villain?
This is an activity where the students read a summary of Columbus and rate his character in a graphic organizer. They then write a final assessment of him deciding whether he was a hero or a villain.
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Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain
This project allows students to explore this controversial historical figure and determine for themselves what they feel to be his legacy: heroic or villainous? It also gives them an opportunity to engage globally, by debating online.
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Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain
Creating and writing arguments are an important part of our NYS English Language Arts Curriculum. With this project, you can choose how many articles your students will read and annotate. This lets you control the difficulty and reading level of the texts. All required tasks are outlined in the
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Class Debate: Christopher Columbus - 'Hero or Villain?'
A debate activity where students can develop an opinion (thesis) and defend it with specific facts and examples. A great format that I have used over the years with other history-makers.
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Christopher Columbus: Hero or Villain?
Mini Unit on who the real Christopher Columbus was. Includes primary and secondary source activities from Columbus's diary and an article about his treatment of the natives. Also includes graphic organizers, a writing prompt and the essential question of was Christopher Columbus a hero or a villai
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Opposing Points of View: Christopher Columbus (Hero or Villain)
This lesson introduces students to the concept of opposing points of view and the importance of evaluating information to determine the author's purpose for writing. Students will understand that some points of view are directly stated in the text while others are implied (inferences must be made).
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Christopher Columbus:  Hero?
Students analyze three secondary sources and a primary source to determine whether Christopher Columbus was a hero in the American origin story.
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