This lesson is designed for use in grade seven, Unit Two: Exploration and Colonization of the Americas, of the core curriculum: United States and New York State History. This activity proves to be an encounter for the students as they travel back in time and take on the role of a European explorer. It serves as a review of the major explorers of New York State as studied at the fourth grade level as well as an introduction to other European explorers.
Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.5.3, SS.5.3.a.1, SS.7.2, and more!
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