A Columbus Day activity that is more critical of Columbus' actions in the Americas - perfect for 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th grade. Designed to be honest about Columbus' actions in age/grade appropriate ways.
Students will be able to...
...examine myths vs. facts about Columbus with a read-around-the-room activity
...read about indigenous people he encountered in the Caribbean, especially Taino Arawak.
...create a puzzle map of the indigenous Caribbean tribes who Columbus encountered.
Contains interactive, hands-on activities that will get students thinking critically!