October 2nd, 2018

Middle School Resource: Culture Clash – New World Meets Old

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Culture Clash: New World Meets Old by Discovery Education

Students will demonstrate understanding of basic facts about Christopher Columbus and different theories regarding his background. They will discuss the different experts and resources involved in trying to solve the mystery of Columbus’ background. Finally, they will write their own opinion about Columbus’ background, focusing on three pieces of evidence.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.3.a.1, SS.SSP.5.1.2, SS.SSP.6.1.2 and more!

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