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This informational article will help students learn more about two French explorers: Cartier and Champlain. These men were early explorers of the St. Lawrence Bay area of the New World (Canada). After students read the text, they will complete two worksheets to assess their understanding and reading comprehension. Answer key provided.
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 3.9
Grade level: Fourth Grade
Linsear Write Formula : 4.8
Grade level: Fifth Grade.
One page informational text on Spanish explorers: Christopher Columbus, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Ferdinand Magellan, De Soto and Coronado. After reading the text, student comprehension will be assess through a short reading comprehension worksheet. To extend the lesson, students will be asked to short opinion based essay questions.
This John Cabot resource is perfect for a quick World History lesson or a Language Arts lesson! Cabot’s was an Italian navigator and explorer. His 1497 discovery of the coast of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is the earliest known European exploration of coastal North America since the Norse visits to Vinland in the eleventh century. Students will enjoy learning more about this explorer and how he too (like Columbus) thought he had sailed to the Far East!