Age of Exploration Biography Task Cards

Grade Levels
6th - 8th
Formats Included
  • PDF
16 (48 Task Cards)
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Biography cards that can be used in a wide variety of ways.

Use all or some of the historical figures with

•existing lessons

•to add tactile vocabulary instruction to your units

•for review

•for enrichment

You can even print them larger to create posters and/or biography wall tiles!

Each historical figure comes with a task card for the person, a task card of their accomplishments and a task card with an image. There are three task cards per person for all 16 people, so you receive 42 cards in total!

People included:

  • Prince Henry the Navigator
  • Leif Erickson
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Robert-Rene, Sieur de La Salle
  • Father Marquette
  • Hernan Cortes
  • Hernando de Soto
  • Sir Francis Drake
  • Vasco Nunez de Balboa
  • Henry Hudson
  • Ferdinand Magellan
  • John Cabot
  • Vasco da Gama
  • Marco Polo
  • King Ferdinand
  • Queen Isabella

Also included with this purchase is a Graphic Organizer to record the historical figures, their country of origin and accomplishments onto!

Total Pages
16 (48 Task Cards)
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