Students will enjoy the traditional Columbus Day poem that starts with "In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue..." illustrated with this animated PowerPoint. Afterwards, they can learn a song set to the tune of Mary Had A Little Lamb, that will help them remember what they learned. - Greg Smith
Christopher Columbus 1492 A Literacy Unit For First Grade offers some history through an original poem/song. It includes: *Christopher Columbus, an original song (sang to "Yankee Doodle") *Student Printable Book *Vocabulary Cards (2 pages) *I Spied 8 Words!
Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue in 1492 This Christopher Columbus craftivity is meant to be used after reading a book about Christopher Columbus. Each student then has an opportunity to think about what they might like to explore and write about it. They can then make themselves as an explorer. There are 2 choices: 1. A coloring page 2. Make the craft that looks like them as an explorer.