Columbus Day Teacher Resources

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Columbus Day occurs on the second Monday in October. To find lessons, printables, and activities for all grades on this controversial explorer, browse the teaching resources below. You'll find cross-curricular Columbus Day resources for math, art, language arts, and more. Teach your students about the history of this holiday and debunk myths about Christopher Columbus. Students will learn about geography and the history of the New World as they track this explorer's travels.

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Explorers of North America Word Power

Students can practice social studies vocabulary relevant to North American ... read more

LESSON

Instant Expert

Become an instant expert on science and social studies topics featured in D... read more

Quiz

Women Adventurers Quiz

Using reference materials, the Internet, and their knowledge of women's his... read more

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Famous Explorers Quiz

Pupils learn about important explorers and their discoveries by taking this... read more

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Columbus Day

Teach children about Christopher Columbus with these research activities.... read more

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Discovery!

Increase social studies skills with an activity that focuses on Christopher... read more

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Set Design for "Pilgrims of Plymouth"

Design a set for "Pilgrims of Plymouth," using dimensions in feet and inche... read more

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Columbus Day Activities

Description of the navigational instruments used by Columbus and a creative... read more

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Columbus's Voyages

A list of Christopher Columbus's voyages and the places he landed on each o... read more

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Pedro's Journal Literature Guide

The literature guide for Pedro's Journal, a story about Columbus' travels, ... read more

Biography

Just Where Was Columbus?

An article discussing the voyages of Christopher Columbus and what he reall... read more

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