This is a quick and fun explanation of Columbus' voyage to the New World. It explains the why and the what in a very entertaining way, including a song that your students can sing. It also has options for you to add your own student pictures and videos :-)
This presentation addresses the standards:
SS.2.A.1.2: Utilize the media center, technology, or other informational sources to locate information that provides answers to questions about a historical topic.
SS.2.A.2.5: Identify reasons people came to the United States throughout history.
Thank you, and enjoy!
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