The second Monday in October is when Columbus Day is observed. This resource will be a huge help when teaching your students about Columbus, his life, and why we celebrate this day. Included are a variety of activities in different formats, to reach all your students. There are many photos, two student readers, and many printables included. All you need for the holiday is in this resource!
~Vocabulary Cards with real photos
~Vocabulary Comprehension Printables
~Student Reader: Half-page mini-book that describes Columbus's life
~Reader Comprehension Printables
~Informational Student Reader with real photos: Half-page nonfiction booklet that discusses the holiday and what it's all about.
~Comprehension Task Cards with a recording sheet
~A Variety of Enrichment Printables:
Poetry and Comprehension
Writing Prompts: Creative, Opinion
What if You Were an Explorer Writing and Drawing
Viewing the preview will give you a good idea of this mini unit!