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 

Additional Resources

Free American History Presentations in PowerPoint format

Free Video Clips

Free American History Games

 Free Clip Art



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