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Studying Famous World Explorers can be fun and engaging! With these posters, worksheets and research activities that perfectly compliment the Year 4 Australian HASS curriculum, your students will explore the contributions of each famous explorer, as well as practise mapping and writing skills.
This resource compliments the following Australian Curriculum Year 4 HASS content descriptor:
The journey(s) of AT LEAST ONE world navigator, explorer or trader up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts (ACHASSK084)
Included in this resource:
➜ Famous World Explorers Posters.
➜ Lesson plans.
➜ Printable Activities to support the use of the posters in your classroom.
➤ Famous World Explorer Matching Cards
➤ Blank World Map
➤ Famous World Explorers Quiz Sheet
➤ Famous World Explorers Information Pages for 9 Explorers included
- Vasco De Gama,
- Christopher Columbus,
- John Cabot,
- Ferdinand Magellan,
- James Cook,
- Hernando de Soto,
- Juan Ponce de Leon,
- René-Robert Cavelier,
- Sieur de La Salle,
- Giovanni da Verrazzano
➤ Research Templates
- Instagram template,
- booklet template,
- flipbook template,
- locker room template
Famous explorers included in this series of posters:
- Marco Polo
- Vasco De Gama
- Christopher Columbus
- John Cabot
- Jacques Cartier
- Daniel Boone
- Henry Hudson
- Jacques Cousteau
- Amerigo Vespucci
- Ferdinand Magellan
- Hernan Cortes
- John Smith
- Francisco Pizarro
- James Cook
- Lewis and Clark
- Francis Drake
- Samuel de Champlain
- Juan Ponce de Leon
- Hernando de Soto
- Reinhold Messner
- Leif Ericson
- Edmund Hilary
- Yuri Gagarin
- Zheng He
- Bartolomeu Dias
- Roald Amundsen
- Ibn Battuta
- Neil Armstrong
- Giovanni da Verrazzano
- René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
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Not after all the activities and worksheets? Why not just purchase the posters here: Famous World Explorers Posters
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How many posters are included?
There are 31 posters that feature individuals from across the ages that have contributed to the discovery of our world and beyond. They each feature the name, date of birth and death and what each individual is most famous for. Each poster also includes a photo/picture of the famous character.
Can I share this resource with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
On what size paper is this resource best printed?
This resource is designed to be printed on A4 sized paper. To fit other paper sizes, ensure you hit 'fit to page' before printing.
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