Christopher Columbus PowerPoint Lesson for Columbus Day K-3 w/worksheets

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Laura's Lessons
Grade Levels
K - 3rd, Homeschool
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34 pages
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Let’s Learn About Christopher Columbus: A Lesson for Columbus Day will help you present age-appropriate content to your students in kindergarten, first grade, or second grade. The animated PowerPoint with illustrations will keep young children engaged as the text is read and discussed. It is perfect for use with a Smart Board or other interactive whiteboard; however it can be used without this technology as long as you have a computer and PowerPoint software. A choice of four follow-up worksheets are included to provide independent practice. The worksheets are varied to suit different grade levels and abilities, allowing you to choose what is most-appropriate for your class or to facilitate differentiated instruction.

The sample images show an assortment of slides from the PowerPoint and included printables. The preview download shows all of the slides from the PowerPoint.

Here are the specific items included with this lesson:
• Let’s Learn About Christopher Columbus PowerPoint with 29 pages
• Lesson Plan (PDF)
• Printable Columbus Day coloring page (PDF)
• Printable Trace Columbus Day Vocabulary worksheet (PDF)
• Printable Columbus Day writing prompt (PDF)
• Printable Columbus Day Word Search with answer key (PDF)

All of the materials are included in a compressed file. When you download it, you will find the PowerPoint and PDF files with the lesson plan and worksheets inside. Click on extract all files and the files will open normally in PowerPoint and PDF.

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Total Pages
34 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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