Columbus Day Christopher Columbus
Columbus Day MIni Unit is No Fluff, all substance! ELA activities for Columbus Day include:
•Christopher Columbus All About the Legend Poster-Differentiated,
Adorable picture and information boxes for students to fill in: Version 1: name,birthplace, objects/symbols, 3 words to describe, and an area to write what he is most known for. Version 2: areas to write home country, sponsor, 3 words to describe, what he is most known for,3 ships on his voyage, and number of years spent exploring
•Columbus Day Diamond Poem- Includes: brainstorming sheet, sloppy copy & good copy.
•Columbus Day Gazette- Write an article about this explorer’s journey!
•Christopher Columbus Postcards- Complete with Ship Stamps! Write a postcard from Columbus explaining his adventure! Draw a picture on back
•Persuade the King and Queen!.-Includes Directions, graphic organizer and final writing paper
• Columbus Day Close Reads-2 passages, read and answer questions