Early Explorers and Map Skills
Let's review maps!
ASIA EUROPE NORTH AMERICA SOUTH   AMERICA AFRICA ANTARCTICA AUSTRALIA Can you name the seven continents?
Can you  name the four oceans? Atlantic   Ocean Pacific Ocean Indian Ocean Arctic Ocean
Map Quiz Number your paper from 1 to 11. Match the name of the ocean or continent with the number and write it on your pap...
North America We live on the continent of North America. Can you name the countries on our continent?
United States Canada Mexico Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean
The Countries of Europe England Spain France Italy Spain France England Italy
Who sailed the ocean blue in 1492?
In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail across the Atlantic Ocean in search of the Indies. He had spent much time trying to...
Spain San Salvador Christopher Columbus' Journey
Juan Ponce de Leon <ul><li>Ponce de Leon sailed for Spain </li></ul><ul><li>He went looking for the Fountain of Youth </li...
Ponce de Leon’s Journey Florida Spain
Jacques Cartier <ul><li>Cartier sailed for France. </li></ul><ul><li>He was looking for the Northwest passage to the Indie...
Review Who were the explorers we studied? Where did they come from? What were their accomplishments? <ul><li>Christopher C...
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  1. 1. Early Explorers and Map Skills
  2. 2. Let's review maps!
  3. 3. ASIA EUROPE NORTH AMERICA SOUTH AMERICA AFRICA ANTARCTICA AUSTRALIA Can you name the seven continents?
  4. 4. Can you name the four oceans? Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean Indian Ocean Arctic Ocean
  5. 5. Map Quiz Number your paper from 1 to 11. Match the name of the ocean or continent with the number and write it on your paper. Use the word bank below. Word Bank Africa Antarctica Arctic Ocean Asia Atlantic Ocean Australia Europe Indian Ocean North America Pacific Ocean South America 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
  6. 6. North America We live on the continent of North America. Can you name the countries on our continent?
  7. 7. United States Canada Mexico Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean
  8. 8. The Countries of Europe England Spain France Italy Spain France England Italy
  9. 9. Who sailed the ocean blue in 1492?
  10. 10. In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail across the Atlantic Ocean in search of the Indies. He had spent much time trying to convince King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain to pay for the ships that would have him bringing them all of the finest riches in India. This would be a difficult journey because Columbus would have to sail west to reach the Indies in the east. The King and Queen finally agreed and gave Columbus three ships, the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. After a difficult voyage, Columbus and his three ships landed. Believing he had landed in India he named the native people there Indians. Columbus actually landed on an island south of North America, known as San Salvador. This “mistake” in which he discovered the Americas opened the doors to future European exploration. Christopher Columbus
  11. 11. Spain San Salvador Christopher Columbus' Journey
  12. 12. Juan Ponce de Leon <ul><li>Ponce de Leon sailed for Spain </li></ul><ul><li>He went looking for the Fountain of Youth </li></ul><ul><li>He was the first European to land on the peninsula of Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Ponce de Leon explored the area that later became St. Augustine, the first Spanish settlement in the New World </li></ul>
  13. 13. Ponce de Leon’s Journey Florida Spain
  14. 14. Jacques Cartier <ul><li>Cartier sailed for France. </li></ul><ul><li>He was looking for the Northwest passage to the Indies. </li></ul><ul><li>He explored the St. Lawrence River in Canada, near what later became Quebec. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Review Who were the explorers we studied? Where did they come from? What were their accomplishments? <ul><li>Christopher Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leon </li></ul><ul><li>Jacques Cartier </li></ul><ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>San Salvador </li></ul><ul><li>St. Augustine </li></ul><ul><li>Quebec </li></ul>
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