4-1.4 Summarize the accomplishments of the Vikings and the Portuguese, Spanish, English, and French Explorers; including, Leif Erikson, Columbus, Hernando de Soto, Magellan, Henry Hudson, John Cabot, and LaSalle.
Instead of having your students use a chart/matrix, have them collect their information in a mini notebook. You could even add this to your Social Studies Interactive Notebook. Use with a variety of text sources such as Textbook. Articles, or SS Weeklies. You can print a page or even print two a sheet for a mini-book
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