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This resource has been designed to give students the materials necessary to create a lasting project designed around their learning and knowledge of Christopher Columbus. Notebooking projects can be teacher directed or student directed, (see description for more about ‘notebooking‘).
- – Creating a Notebooking Project – What is notebooking?
- – Supply list
- – Teacher pages
- – Student organizational pages
- – Notebooking pages and templates
This resource will create a classroom wall timeline (over 7′ long) showing famous explorers of the Americas! The timeline begins with Hoie Shin: a Chinese monk who explored the west coast of Mexico in 499 and ends with John Fremont: nicknamed the “Pathfinder” who explored the American West in 1838. (Examples of other explorers included: Leif Ericksson, Columbus, Cabot, Cortez, Coronado, Daniel Boone, John Cook, Davy Crockett and others)
This 261 page book holds a 1900 copyright and was thought of as the ‘first book on American history used in schools in preparation for… more ‘formal’ textbook learning.’ It is however not for young readers. It is not a textbook but rather reads as an informational book that explains the history of the United States and is best read by 5th -8th graders but can also be used by high school students as a reference as well! It would be a good addition to read along side your normal curriculum.
See description below for chapter titles.