August 1492: Columbus set sail for 36 days in the Santa Maria from Spain. He was accompanied by the Pinta and Nina. They set foot in what is now the Bahamas, claiming it for Spain. Their encounters with the island natives were promising.
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Columbus Day - In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
FREE Printable Columbus Hat & Spyglass -- for Columbus Day. The hat has a Christian cross and the words "In 1492 Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue". The spyglass is actually a map of Columbus' route.
Map of Cristopher Columbus' voyages...print on legal size paper.
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Just 4 Teachers: Sharing Across Borders: Unit 5 Week 3 Columbus Explores New Lands Poem and Activity
This website gives great ideas for teaching lessons over explorers. It also has a link for students to complete a research activity about explorers.