Columbus Day is a National holiday. Do your students know why? These trivia slides and other activities can be used as a mini-lesson or enhance a Columbus day lesson. Trivia slides teach information and offer questions to further research. A worksheet is included of the trivia questions that can be used for research prior to using the slides. Places mentioned in the trivia slides should be located on a world map to give students a better understanding of Columbus' exploration. Challenge your students to have the pioneer spirit of Christopher Columbus. This lesson is editable and easy to use. Let it be a time saver for you as you teach students about history. We must know and learn from history.