Social Studies : Standard 1
Describe and explain the growth and development of the early American colonies.
Ten early explorers are spotlighted in this fact filled packet: Leif Erikson, Henry Hudson, Samuel de Champlain, Jacques Cartier, Francisco Vaquez, Christopher Columbus, Marco Polo, Hernando Cortez, Marquette and Joliet and Hernando de Soto.
A report form with various activities for your students to research their explorer is included.
A "Go Fish" type card game is included to help students memorize important facts about each explorer.