Early New World Explorers Illustration

Lesson Plans & Activities
New World


For Teachers

Lesson Plans & Activities by individual explorer including:
John Cabot
Samuel de Champlain
Christopher Columbus
Hernan Cortes & the Aztecs
Hernando De Soto
Henry Hudson
Rene Robert de La Salle
Lewis and Clark
Pizarro & the Incas
Juan Ponce de Leon
Units, Overviews, and more!

Scope (some materials missing, but full of ideas)

Land Ho Early Exploration and Settlement of the Americas

Spanish Exploration and Settlement of the American Southwest

God, Glory and Gold!

Early Exploration of North America

Explorers Unit (5th grade)

Explorers of the New World- Learning About Major Explorers of the ...

Lots of Help - free images, comic strips, and more!

See Also: Age of Exploration, Overviews, American History Index

For Kids

New World Explorers Games, Activities, Interactive Sites

New World Explorers - Thinkquest sites

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