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Early European Explorers Bundle with Passages, Activities, PowerPoint, Timeline & More!

$18.00

Your students will love learning about these eight famous early explorers with this creative and complete unit! It includes everything you need to teach about these seven influential European explorers!

This Complete BUNDLE includes:

✔Early Explorers Activity Pack (125 page PDF)

✔PowerPoint Presentation (70 slides)

✔Early Explorers Timeline Poster Kit

✔Explorers Trading Cards

✔Explorers Flip Book Bundle (7)

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Students will learn about early European explorers with articles and activities for:

✔Hernando de Soto

✔John Cabot

✔Vasco Nunez de Balboa

✔Juan Ponce de Leon

✔Christopher Columbus

✔Henry Hudson

✔Jacques Cartier

✔Magellan

In this Complete Explorers Unit (with 150 pages in all!) the informational articles, slideshow presentation, and student activities will help students think about the essential questions such as:

*Why were the Europeans interested in world exploration?

*How did the Native Americans and explorers impact each other?

*What were some of the obstacles the explorers had to overcome in the New World?

This unit includes many interactive activities and creative learning opportunities geared for 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th-grade students including:

✔Anticipatory Set T/F

✔Comprehension Questions & Answer Keys

✔Instruments for Navigation Activity

✔Vocabulary Posters

✔Vocabulary Flip Flaps

✔Writing Prompts

✔Explorers Organizers

✔Timeline Poster Kit

✔Explorer Timeline Mini-Booklets

✔Explorers Flip Books (7)

There are informational articles and related student activities about:

✔The Age of Exploration

✔The Explorers Voyage to the New World

✔Native Americans & Explorers--impacts, trading, relationships

✔Explorers Instruments for Navigation

✔Meet Vasco Nunez de Balboa

✔Meet John Cabot (and Sebastian Cabot)

✔Meet Jacques Cartier

✔Meet Christopher Columbus

✔Meet Henry Hudson

✔Meet Juan Ponce de Leon

✔Meet Magellan

✔For Elementary Grades – Second grade, Third grade, Fourth grade, Fifth grade

✔Great for Core Knowledge

✔Common Core Aligned

Be sure to check out the PREVIEW for more information.

Introduce the unit with the Explorers Anticipatory Set of T/F questions to pique and build background knowledge. Read the informational articles: The Age of Exploration, Native Americans & Explorers, and Instruments for Navigation and complete the student activity related to each article.

Introduce the 12 vocabulary words with the real-life photo posters included. You could post these posters around the classroom and have students travel around to match up and define the words in their flip flaps or use as a center activity. These posters are excellent for a bulletin board display too. Also, the vocabulary cards are a great hands-on, challenging activity to get them thinking critically. There are also colorful maps included helping students visualize where these amazing explorers journeys.

Next, create a learning station for each of the six explorers. In a folder at each station include the two reading passages about each explorer, voyage map, and organizers for students to complete. There are also Explorers Mini-Booklets with Timelines for each station for students to complete by writing three facts about that explorer, putting the timeline dates in the correct order, coloring, cutting, and gluing inside their notebook or a lapbook.

In the PowerPoint Presentation, there are 70 slides about:

✔John Cabot

✔Vasco Nunez de Balboa

✔Juan Ponce de Leon

✔Christopher Columbus

✔Henry Hudson

✔Jacques Cartier

Also included is information about:

✔The Age of Exploration

✔The Explorers Voyage to the New World

✔Native Americans & Explorers--impacts, trading, relationships

✔Explorers Instruments for Navigation

✔Vasco Nunez de Balboa

✔John Cabot

✔Jacques Cartier

✔Christopher Columbus

✔Henry Hudson

✔Juan Ponce de Leon

✔Quiz with answer key

✔Vocabulary Slides

✔For Upper Elementary Grades - Third grade, Fourth grade, Fifth grade

✔Common Core Aligned  

Be sure to check out the PREVIEW for more information.

Meets NEW Georgia Standards of Excellence

SS3H2: The student will describe European exploration in North America

a. Describe the reasons for, obstacles to, and accomplishments of the Spanish, French, and English explorations of John Cabot, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Hernando de Soto, Jacques Cartier, Henry Hudson, and Christopher Columbus.

b. Describe examples of cooperation and conflict between Europeans and Native Americans.

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