Center Focus

Hero or Not?

  1. This center will work best after your class has spent some time learning about Columbus.
  2. Have your students write an essay answering this question:
    Was Christopher Colombus a hero?
  3. Have your students share these with the class.

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Patron Saint of Lovers
Unifix Animals
Historical Perspective
Put the Story in Order
Area and Perimeter of Olympic Rings
The Medal Winners
Sleepy Hollow
To Float or Not To Float
Spinner Probability
Still Life
Pumpkin Puffs
U.S. Percentages
The Mayflower Compact
How Long Would It Take?
Junk Ship
Melting Ice
Popping Popcorn
Discovering the Area of Triangles
Depict an Event
How Many Classrooms Fit?
Picture Frames
Non-fiction Poetry
Bean Bag Throw-and-Catch
The Scariest Thing
M&M Fractions
Different Perspectives on Columbus
Alphabetizing Objects
Speech Writing
How Much Does Your Name Weigh?
American Anthems
Famous Places Wall
Inch By Inch Map
Ice Insulation
Time Capsule Diorama
Original Nature Tales
Compare Hair
Observe An Inchworm
Picture Replicas
If You Could Be An Animal
What Adds Up to 10?
Am I a Square?
The Wall
Animal Alphabetizing
Inching Along