Sunday, October 12, 2008

Columbus Day Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterOctober 13, 2008

Today is Columbus Day! Learn more about it here:

Find these Columbus Day words:

Make a map of the New World here:

Read this poem about Columbus:
Define the words: din, gales, cargo
Writing Prompt
Convincing the QueenColumbus made many appeals before he finally convinced Queen Isabella of Spain to finance his first voyage. Put yourself in his place. What arguments would you have used to sell a king or queen on financing such a venture? Consider the time in history, the risks involved in sailing, and the uniqueness of Columbus's dream. Prepare a four to five minute speech to "sell" the voyage, and deliver it to your class or family.

Don’t Forget the math challenge!

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