This cultural lesson on " Columbus and the Spanish Crown" is the perfect activity to celebrate Columbus Day in your classroom. It describes the meeting of Columbus and Queen Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon in the Alcázar in Córdoba. It also talks about the five week voyage across the Atlantic and the discovery of a "flock of birds" that guided them to land in the island named "San Salvador " by Columbus. Finally it describes how "Columbus Day" became a federal Holiday in Unites States. Very appropriate for Hispanic Heritage Month lessons Great SUB plan for October
Awesome short passage for Reading Comprehension including Questions
-Word search with 15 words
-Christopher Columbus and the Spanish Crown
-5 Fill In Questions about Christopher Columbus, his meeting with the Spanish Monarchs and his voyage and discovery of America.
-Color the Bookmark- Give students a cool Bookmark with Columbus. They can glue in construction paper. Write" Cristóbal Colón" in the past and 12 de Octubre del 1492 on the back of the bookmark.
Your students will have an amazing time
OTHER COLUMBUS PRODUCTS
****Spanish Body Parts- Columbus Day - Label "Cristóbal Colón"- El Cuerpo. Great lesson to teach body parts to your class.
*****Columbus Day-Power point & Activity Package in Spanish -This is a great way to describe in Spanish Columbus'journey.
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