The Explorers Julia Terlesky Instructional Technology Resource Teacher Hampton City Schools
What is an explorer? <ul><li>An Explorer is a person who travels seeking new discoveries. </li></ul>
Who were some of the first European explorers to America? <ul><li>Christopher Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leo...
Christopher Columbus <ul><li>Columbus sailed for Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus was looking for a western sea route to ...
Columbus’ Voyage <ul><li>Columbus sailed from Spain to San Salvador </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus is credited with discoverin...
Columbus’  Successes and Achievements <ul><li>First European to discover a sea route to America </li></ul><ul><li>Discover...
Juan Ponce de Leon <ul><li>Ponce de Leon sailed for Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>Ponce de Leon was looking for riches and land...
Juan Ponce de Leon’s  Voyage <ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leon sailed from Spain and arrived in Florida. </li></ul>
Ponce de Leon’s Successes and Achievements <ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European to land in Florida,  near St....
Jacques Cartier <ul><li>Jacques Cartier sailed for France. </li></ul><ul><li>He was looking to colonize the New World. </l...
Cartier’s Voyage <ul><li>Cartier sailed from France to Canada, near Quebec. </li></ul>
Cartier’s  Successes and Achievements <ul><li>Explored the Saint Lawrence River Valley, near Quebec, Canada. </li></ul><ul...
Christopher Newport <ul><li>Newport sailed for England. </li></ul><ul><li>Newport’s reasons for exploring were: </li></ul>...
Newport’s Voyage <ul><li>Newport traveled from England to Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>He arrived at Jamestown. </li></ul>
Newport’s Successes and Achievements <ul><li>Arrived at present day Jamestown. </li></ul><ul><li>Made 4 additional voyages...
Ready  to  Review?
Name the explorers who sailed for Spain? <ul><li>Cartier and Ponce de Leon </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus and Newport </li></u...
And the answer is… <ul><li>C. Ponce de Leon and Columbus </li></ul>
Name the explorer who explored the  St. Lawrence River Valley? <ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leon </li></ul><ul><li>Jacques Cartie...
And the answer is… <ul><li>B. Jacques Cartier </li></ul>
I sailed for Spain looking for a western route to Asia.  Instead, I discovered a New World.   Who am I? <ul><li>Ponce de L...
Did you pick  Christopher Newport? <ul><li>Well, it’s a good thing that you didn’t! </li></ul><ul><li>The answer is D.  Co...
Which of the following BEST describes Newport’s reasons for exploring? <ul><li>He was looking for the fountain of youth. <...
And the answer is… <ul><li>He wanted to colonize Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember… </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Newpo...
For what country did  Jacques Cartier sail? <ul><li>The United States </li></ul><ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia <...
And the answer is… <ul><li>D.  France </li></ul><ul><li>Remember… </li></ul><ul><li>Cartier explored the Saint Lawrence Ri...
For what country did  Ponce de Leon sail? <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li...
And the answer is… <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Remember… </li></ul><ul><li>Ponce de Leon was looking for riches, land ...
For what country did  Columbus sail? <ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Engl...
And the answer is… <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Remember… </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus was looking for a western sea rout...
Can you match the explorer with the number of the place they explored?
 
 
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  1. 1. The Explorers Julia Terlesky Instructional Technology Resource Teacher Hampton City Schools
  2. 2. What is an explorer? <ul><li>An Explorer is a person who travels seeking new discoveries. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who were some of the first European explorers to America? <ul><li>Christopher Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leon </li></ul><ul><li>Jacques Cartier </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Newport </li></ul>
  4. 4. Christopher Columbus <ul><li>Columbus sailed for Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus was looking for a western sea route to Asia . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Columbus’ Voyage <ul><li>Columbus sailed from Spain to San Salvador </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus is credited with discovering the “New World.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Columbus’ Successes and Achievements <ul><li>First European to discover a sea route to America </li></ul><ul><li>Discovered the “New World” when he landed at San Salvador </li></ul>
  7. 7. Juan Ponce de Leon <ul><li>Ponce de Leon sailed for Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>Ponce de Leon was looking for riches and land to conquer. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Juan Ponce de Leon’s Voyage <ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leon sailed from Spain and arrived in Florida. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Ponce de Leon’s Successes and Achievements <ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European to land in Florida, near St. Augustine. </li></ul><ul><li>Gave Spain a claim to Florida </li></ul>
  10. 10. Jacques Cartier <ul><li>Jacques Cartier sailed for France. </li></ul><ul><li>He was looking to colonize the New World. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Cartier’s Voyage <ul><li>Cartier sailed from France to Canada, near Quebec. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Cartier’s Successes and Achievements <ul><li>Explored the Saint Lawrence River Valley, near Quebec, Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>Gave France a claim to land in North America. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Christopher Newport <ul><li>Newport sailed for England. </li></ul><ul><li>Newport’s reasons for exploring were: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To colonize Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To find riches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To find a western sea route to Asia </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Newport’s Voyage <ul><li>Newport traveled from England to Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>He arrived at Jamestown. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Newport’s Successes and Achievements <ul><li>Arrived at present day Jamestown. </li></ul><ul><li>Made 4 additional voyages to bring more people to Jamestown. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the first men to reach the fall line of the James River. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Ready to Review?
  17. 17. Name the explorers who sailed for Spain? <ul><li>Cartier and Ponce de Leon </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus and Newport </li></ul><ul><li>Ponce de Leon and Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Newport and Cartier </li></ul>
  18. 18. And the answer is… <ul><li>C. Ponce de Leon and Columbus </li></ul>
  19. 19. Name the explorer who explored the St. Lawrence River Valley? <ul><li>Juan Ponce de Leon </li></ul><ul><li>Jacques Cartier </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Newport </li></ul>
  20. 20. And the answer is… <ul><li>B. Jacques Cartier </li></ul>
  21. 21. I sailed for Spain looking for a western route to Asia. Instead, I discovered a New World. Who am I? <ul><li>Ponce de Leon </li></ul><ul><li>Cartier </li></ul><ul><li>Newport </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus </li></ul>
  22. 22. Did you pick Christopher Newport? <ul><li>Well, it’s a good thing that you didn’t! </li></ul><ul><li>The answer is D. Columbus. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Which of the following BEST describes Newport’s reasons for exploring? <ul><li>He was looking for the fountain of youth. </li></ul><ul><li>He wanted to explore the St. Lawrence River Valley. </li></ul><ul><li>He wanted to colonize Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>He wanted to find the New World. </li></ul>
  24. 24. And the answer is… <ul><li>He wanted to colonize Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember… </li></ul><ul><li>Christopher Newport arrived at Jamestown. </li></ul><ul><li>He was one of the first people to reach the fall line of the James River </li></ul><ul><li>He sailed for England. </li></ul>
  25. 25. For what country did Jacques Cartier sail? <ul><li>The United States </li></ul><ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul>
  26. 26. And the answer is… <ul><li>D. France </li></ul><ul><li>Remember… </li></ul><ul><li>Cartier explored the Saint Lawrence River Valley in Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>He gave France a claim to land in North America. </li></ul>
  27. 27. For what country did Ponce de Leon sail? <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li>England </li></ul>
  28. 28. And the answer is… <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Remember… </li></ul><ul><li>Ponce de Leon was looking for riches, land to conquer and the fountain of youth. </li></ul><ul><li>Ponce de Leon was the first European to reach Florida. </li></ul>
  29. 29. For what country did Columbus sail? <ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>England </li></ul>
  30. 30. And the answer is… <ul><li>Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Remember… </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus was looking for a western sea route to Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>He landed at what is now San Salvador. </li></ul><ul><li>He discovered the “New World.” </li></ul>
  31. 31. Can you match the explorer with the number of the place they explored?
  32. 34. Great Job! Thanks for “exploring” the explorers!

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