Innovative
Classroom

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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Story Problems
Volume Conversions
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