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Columbus and the Santa Maria Discovery - Fact and Opinion in the Real World

Columbus and the Santa Maria Discovery - Fact and Opinion in the Real World
Columbus and the Santa Maria Discovery - Fact and Opinion in the Real World
Columbus and the Santa Maria Discovery - Fact and Opinion in the Real World
Columbus and the Santa Maria Discovery - Fact and Opinion in the Real World
Columbus and the Santa Maria Discovery - Fact and Opinion in the Real World
Columbus and the Santa Maria Discovery - Fact and Opinion in the Real World
Columbus and the Santa Maria Discovery - Fact and Opinion in the Real World
Columbus and the Santa Maria Discovery - Fact and Opinion in the Real World
Product Description
These 4 activities will help students understand and identify the differences between facts, opinions and claims using real world examples. There are multiple strategies used including cooperative learning, reading, sharing, and acrostic poems. Formats include cooperative learning, paired sharing and individual work.

The activities are centered on historical facts and current events surrounding the claim that Columbus' Santa Maria with sunken treasure has been discovered.

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SECTION #1 - INTRODUCTION/REVIEW
• Student booklet with definitions and key concepts.
• Write the definition in your own words.
• Use for remaining activities for reference.
• Vocabulary: fact, opinion and claim.

SECTION #2 - SHIPWRECKS IN THE NEWS (6 pages)
• Icon Theme - Pirates.
• Skill Level - Evaluate and create.
• Topics - Columbus’ Santa Maria, current events.
• Activity #1 - Evaluating claim of Santa Maria's discovery.
• Activity #2 - Evaluating claims to sunken treasure.
• Activity #3 - Create and form opinion based on piracy facts.

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Looking for something specific? Need multiple activities for different levels of learning? There are several to choose from. Click the link: "FACTS & OPINIONS IN THE REAL WORLD"

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Interested in other ELA activities and units? Follow the link for similar products: "ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS”
Total Pages
8 pages
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