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This 3-page file includes:
~A Spanish biography on the life of Christopher Columbus. It includes some information about his childhood, early sailings, life in Portugal and marriage. It goes on to discuss his relationship with the kings of Spain and his various voyages to the New World. The reading includes a full glossary of new vocabulary.
~A worksheet with 8 reading comprehension questions in Spanish.
Here is link to a short Spanish bio (3 min) of Columbus:
el puerto de envío
el lejano oriente
la ruta de vela
el respaldo financiero
Level: Spanish 2+ (Uses past tenses)