Center Focus

Discover the Explorers

  1. You will need to have a plethora of information on explorers from the Age of Exploration for this center activity.
  2. Your students will need to work as a group to complete this activity.
  3. Each group will choose an explorer to research and report.
  4. They should provide a written account of their chosen explorer as well as a unique visual aid. They could also make a mini-book to present their information.
  5. These should be shared with the whole class.

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