This interactive smart notebook is designed to help all students master the VA Social Studies SOL's on European Explorers. This interactive notebook is designed with numerous activities. There are songs to help the children learn each explorer and music as well. There is also fun review games. Any 3
Early Explorers Unit is a hands-on unit that combines history and language arts skills! Everything you need to teach a unit about the early Spanish, French, and English explorers can be found here!For a closer look at the activities in this unit, see the video preview!What Will I Find In This Unit?T
In Early Explorers: Time Travel Escape Room students are in the process of time traveling back in time to study the early explorers when their time machine malfunctions! The only way for students to repair the time machine and return to the present is for students to successfully complete seven chal
Early Explorers Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions is a great way to integrate U.S. history with literacy skills. This resource contains 4 close reading passages with comprehension questions about early exploration in North America. Each passage is 2-4 pages in length (double-space
Covers Virginia SOLs 3.3 and 3.5
This product includes:
Interactive Notebooks pages
Recipe for Ship's Bisquits
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A practice worksheet to help students identify the areas explored by Francisco Coronado, Robert La Salle, Samuel de Champlain, and John Cabot. This activity works well as a homework assignment or review sheet after learning the material. Students identify the explorer and home country for each Nor
Sort it Out! Explorers is a great way to quickly assess European exploration in North America. This activity focuses on the explorers from France, Spain and England (Champlain, La Salle, Coronado & Cabot), the regions they explored and the cultural interactions they had with American Indians. Th
This board game was created to follow Virginia SOL 3.3 and 3.5d. Explorers covered are Christopher Columbus, Christopher Newport, Jacques Cartier, and Juan Ponce de Leon.
Use this as a center, review, morning work, etc. If you are not in Virginia you can edit the cards to reflect explorers that y
This fun game can be used to review for state tests. It covers the main ideas and important facts of the New World's early explorers. This game is aligned with the Social Studies Virginia SOL's 3.3 and 3.5.
Just a note: The smiley face marks the beginning and the star marks the end - also, the car
Aligned with the VA (Virginia) USI.4 standards of learning (SOLs) , this file is a highlight and summarize notes sample. It covers the motivations for, obstacles to, and accomplishments of exploration.
This is a great way to introduce the explorers, and because it is a word document, you can edit i
This connects with the Virginia SOL for Ancient Mali and the explorers: Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon, Jacques Cartier and Christopher Newport.
This interactive notebook has an interactive Table of Contents for students to create and develop.. This can be used to teach non-fiction text
This product is one of a set of eight writing tasks for fifth grade that align Virginia's fifth grade writing SOLs with either a fifth grade science or social studies SOL. This file includes a rubric, the link to a short video that explains how to use the rubric, the editing marks, the recommended m
Explorers Knowledge Chart Smartboard Lesson | Students will organize information about Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Léon, Jacques Cartier, and Christopher Newport into a chart format. Based on Virginia Social Studies SOL 3.3: The student will study the exploration of the Americas by: a) descr
Four easy, short songs to help you teach the explorers Robert La Salle, Samuel de Champlain, Francisco Coronado, and John Cabot. It is specifically designed to teach the details of Virginia Standards of (SOL) USI.4a. All songs are sung to the tune of 'Duke of Earl'. Students really get into these
A thorough and effective review to help students prepare for tests! Students can use their notes to fill in the blanks on this straight forward and easy to do study guide. This study guide covers all essential knowledge in the Virginia Standards of Learning USI.4. Topics included: motivations, obsta
Are you looking for a unit on European Explorers (Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon, Jacques Cartier, and Christopher Newport) that has differentiated activities along with all the materials you need to teach the entire unit to students? Are you tired of just teaching from the textbook and wa
Use these quick writes as a formative assessment tool to bring writing into social studies.
I have included all 14 VA Social Studies SOLs for 3rd grade:
-Contributions of Ancient Greece and Rome
-West African empire of Mali
- Explorers (Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon, Jacques Cartier, C
Are you looking for a gifted unit on European Explorers (Christopher Columbus, Juan Ponce de Leon, Jacques Cartier, and Christopher Newport) that has differentiated activities along with all the materials you need to teach the entire unit to GATE students? Are you tired of just teaching from the te
This is part of a series of review sheets that I designed as a study tool for the Virginia World History II End of Course test. This study guide covers SOL 4 which discusses exploration and the global age. Covers motivations for exploration, key explorers and effects on the Americas and Africa. Inc
Teach about the explorers of the Western Hemisphere with this 5+ week, no-prep unit on European Exploration. It includes a discussion on indigenous peoples and the African slave trade. You will be provided with lesson plans, a student workbook and accompanying activity lapbook, a PowerPoint for te