This Fact File is geared towards South Carolina's third grade social studies standards, but any grade level/state can use this fact file.
This packet covers Hernando de Soto, Jean Ribault, Juan Pardo, William Hilton, and Henry Woodward.
Your students will keep a Fact File about each explorer. On each page, your students will take notes and do some creative coloring. They can also add any illustrations they choose.
At the end of the Fact File, your students will have to opportunity to compare and contrast two explorers. They will also be able to complete a cause and effect chart based off some of the information found in the Fact File.
To put the file together, simply print and staple. You can staple it at the bottom, so it opens like a real file folder. If you use interactive notebooks, simply shrink the pages when you print.
An answer key is provided.
This activity is now a part of my South Carolina Explorers Bundle!
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