Explorers Interactive Notebook

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Learning Objective

Students will identify the accomplishments & explain the impact of significant explorers, including Cabeza de Vaca; Francisco Coronado; & René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, on the settlement of Texas through interactive notebooking activities.


This European Explorers Interactive Notebook Kit is the perfect way for 4th grade Texas History students to create a lasting reference of their learning all about European Exploration of Texas. The notebook activities included in this resource aid students in creating materials to master the timeline of European Exploration along with the most influential explorers.

Review or assess European Explorers with this notebook kit!

Activities are included in multiple formats to reach all learners.

In order to achieve this scaffolded effect, many of the fold-ups have tabs that can be glued in with either fill in the blank or completed information.

This product is a set of five notebooking activities for your students to complete over European Explorers.

It includes:

European Explorers Timeline Fold-Up

Comparing Explorers, Empresarios, and Conquistadors

The 3Gs of Conquistadors

Mapping Explorers' Routes

Native and Foreign Crops Pocket Sort

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This product covers the following TEKS:

Social Studies (1) History. The student understands the causes and effects of European exploration and colonization of Texas and North America. The student is expected to:

(B) Identify the accomplishments and explain the impact of significant explorers, including Cabeza de Vaca; Francisco Coronado; and Rene Robert Cavelier Sieur de la Salle, on the settlement of Texas;

I have included pictures of a completed fold up.

For more resources on European Explorers check out:

European Explorers Notebook Kit

European Explorers Task Cards

European Explorer PowerPoint

Postcard Home from a European Explorer

European Explorer Vocabulary Match-Up

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**Updated August 2021

Total Pages
29 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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