Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

The Mayflower Voyage

  1. You will need research materials illustrating and discussing the Mayflower voyage, as well as world maps available for this center.
  2. Have your kids depict the route of the Mayflower on their own maps. You may want to find a map of the voyage of the Mayflower.
  3. Have them research the voyage in order to show as much detail as possible throughout the voyage. They should use symbols on their maps to show important events that occurred along the way.
  4. They will also need to make a key to their map.

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