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Pirates of the Caribbean
Barbary Pirates
Famous Pirates
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Age of Exploration Printable: Simply an information printable describing the progression of the Age of Exploration in the New World.
Age of Exploration Reading Comprehension: 10 questions and passage
Jacques Cartier Reading Comprehension 10 Questions and Passage
Christopher Columbus Reading Comprehension Grade 3: 10 Questions and Passage
Christopher Columbus Reading Comprehension Grade 4: 10 Questions and Passage
Christopher Columbus Reading Comprehension Grade 5: 10 Questions and Passage
Ponce de Leon Reading Comprehension Grade 4: 10 Questions and Passage
Reading Comprehension Answers
Robert Sieur de la Salle Reading Comprehension Grade 4: 10 Questions and Passage
European Lands in the New World Map: – This map shows the different land claims of European powers in the New World in 1700.
Build your own Chart: French Explorers Guide: This chart comes illustrated with the pictures of five famous French Explorers (Cartier, Champlain, Verrazzano, Marquette and Joliet, and Lasalle). Underneath each picture is an area for students to write notes on their explorations.
Build your own Chart: Spanish Explorers Guide: This chart comes illustrated with the pictures of six famous Spanish Explorers (Columbus, Magellan, deSoto, Coronado, and Balboa, and de Leon). Underneath each picture is an area for students to write notes on their explorations.
Build your own chart: Explorer Motivations, Obstacles and Achievements: This chart will help students organize the many different motivations, obstacles, and achievements in the Age of Exploration
Mythical Sea Monsters Coloring Printable: This printable shows illustrations of the two sea monsters that were most feared by sailors in the Age of Exploration. Students then face the challenge of making their own interpretations of these mythical horrors.
Exploring a New Planet: Play the role of a world famous explorer making startling discoveries! This is a fun assignment in which students play the role of an explorer on a new planet similar to Earth. Students are given a map and are assigned with the task of naming the continents and oceans, tracing a circumnavigation route, and taking notes on new creatures and landforms they find.
Spanish Explorers Geography: Where in the New world did they make their discoveries? This printables requires students to label the discoveries of five Spanish explorers on a map of North America.
From the Pen of a Sailor: Editing a letter in bad shape: This printable requires students to edit and correct a letter written by an fictional Age of Exploration sailor to his parents.
Christopher Columbus Paralaugh (mad lib): This fun activity requires students to enter nouns, verbs, and adjectives into the blanks to make a hilarious story.
Mount Explorer: This activity requires students to re-build Mount Rushmore using the heads of four different explorers. Students can choose from nine different explorers and then must discuss their reasoning.
Mythical Places: This activity teaches students about mythical places that explorers believed existed such as the Fountain of Youth, the Seven Cities of Cibola, the Kingdom of Saguenay, and the Kingdom of Prester John. After reading, students are asked to imagine what such places would look like if they did existed and to draw and color their interpretations.
Explorer Trading Card: Kids love trading cards and they will love making their own explorer trading card. Simply have them research an explorer of their choice. Then, have them fill out the information on the card and draw their picture of the explorer in the space provided.

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