This packet, created especially for Columbus Day, is chock full of engaging and visually exciting items to help your students dive into the world of Christopher Columbus in a fun and meaningful way. Along with an extensive collection of professionally produced, full-color posters you get versatile and fun learning activities that can be used in interactive notebooks, individual centers and as components of personalized learning.
Here’s what is included:
The Christopher Columbus Poster Set - This includes 10 full-color visuals for printed posters and PowerPoint slides. They’re great for discussion starters, writing prompts, bulletin boards and classroom immersion.
The Travels of Marco Polo Poster Set - This set of 4 original, full-color posters cover the amazing adventures of Marco Polo. He’s the 13th century European explorer whose story inspired Columbus’s quest to reach Asia by sailing west.
The Legendary Discoverers Poster Set - Introduce your students to the stories of 3 Europeans who may or may not have reached the Americas hundreds of years before Columbus.
Exploring With Cubed Columbus - In this “travelling style” project, students color and assemble their own miniature version of Christopher Columbus. Then, either with help from parents or on their own, they create a photo journal where they introduce the explorer to the world 500 years later. This project gets students thinking about the everyday life of people both from Europe and the Americas and about the effect the connection started by Columbus has changed the world.
Screever’s Alien Arty-Facts: Christopher Columbus - Kid’s love learning how to draw. In this fun activity they’re directed step-by-step on how to draw a cartoon version of Christopher Columbus, while also learning interesting facts abou thei important explorer. This activity is accessible to a wide range of skill levels. It comes as a PowerPoint for classroom display or loaded on laptops for a personalized experience. There is also a black and white version
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Christopher Columbus Animated! Bundle – The cornerstone of this bundle is an original, fully animated production covering the Columbus’s four expeditions t the New World. This interactive presentation is packaged with a variety of visually exciting activities, printables and interactive notebook components.
European Explorers Animated! Bundle – This bundle introduces students to the big reasons why the Age of Exploration began. This fully animated, interactive presentation comes with introductions to 6 Key European Explorers – Christopher Columbus, John Cabot Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Hernando de Soto, Henry Hudson and Jacques Cartier. This bundle also includes a variety of visually exciting activities, printables and interactive notebook components.
Many of the components of these bundles are offered as individual products on our TPT store. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Process-742-Media