This 30-plus page interactive workbook introduces students to some of the greatest figures in the Age of Exploration:
---the extraordinary Queen of Isabella
---the determined Christopher Columbus
---the ruthless Ponce de Leon
---the ill-fated John Cabot
Writing and reading comprehension activities are included. Vocabulary exercises are also included.
Through an engaging text and beautiful maps and illustrations, this text brings the history of exploration alive for students.
The reading comprehension questions are structured in the same way as short-answer questions on CCSS-aligned state exams.
You may wish to precede this mini-unit with our unit on Marco Polo and follow it up with our mini-unit on New Amsterdam which covers Henry Hudson.
Enjoy the lively teaching of this wonderful chapter in world history!