It's a... Columbus Day of FUN!

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Learn about Christopher Columbus and celebrate Columbus Day with this fun and engaging mini-unit! It includes an original informational book/PowerPoint presentation, lap book activity, Christopher Columbus hat, writing activities, language arts printables, and SO MUCH more!!!

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A Story About Christopher Columbus – An original informational book/PowerPoint presentation

Christopher Columbus Boat Craft and Lap Book
-What is an explorer?
-Why did people explore?
-Did Columbus find what he was looking for?
-Map Activity (continents, oceans, map key, the first voyage)
-Write about Columbus…
-The Ship
-The Effects

Christopher Columbus Hat & Facts

Writing Activities
-Columbus Was/Is Famous For/Interesting Facts/Questions I have…
-Christopher Columbus Web
-Four Square Organizer
-Columbus Day Writing Paper.
-Pretend that you were on the boat with Christopher Columbus. Write about your day.

Language Arts Printables
-Venn Diagram – Students compare Christopher Columbus to themselves or another explorer (astronaut?).
-Noun, Verb, or Adjective? – Students cut and sort nouns, verbs, and adjectives.
-Make it Correct – Students rewrite the sentences correctly. {quotation marks, commas in a series, commas between cities and states, capitalization, punctuation}
- Columbus Statements and Questions – Students cut and sort statements and questions. The statements can be glued on the recording sheet or in an interactive notebook.
-Sequence the Events – Students cut sentences and place them in the correct order on a flap book listing the main ideas first and the details that follow.
Total Pages
53
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N/A
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