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A Christopher Columbus reading lesson.
 

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS LESSON

 

An American History reading comprehension lesson on Christopher Columbus. Includes printable teaching lesson worksheet.

 

Suggested Grades:

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade - 6th Grade

 

 

Teaching Objectives:

By completing this lesson, students will be able to demonstrate their reading comprehension skills, including reading strategies, inference, literal meaning, and critical analysis.

 

Teachers -- Use this passage to test your student's reading comprehension skills and understanding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

 

Directions:

Print the Christopher Columbus reading comprehension passage and questions (see below).

 

Students should read the story silently, and then answer the questions about the story that follow.

 

Excerpt from passage

Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in Italy. As a boy, he learned how to weave wool from his father and because his father was a businessman, Columbus would have learned how to read and write. He worked as a clerk in a bookstore for a while, but he really wanted to be a sailor. He started going to sea when he was 14 years old and when he was 21 years old he was in command of his own ship. He first sailed to England in 1476 and French pirates attacked the fleet of ships. His ship was burned and Christopher had to swim to Portugal, where he spent a lot of time in Lagos. After a while he moved to Lisbon and became friends with many merchants and shipbuilders.

 

 

 

LESSON PRINTABLES

Christopher Columbus

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 Includes reading comprehension passage, questions, and answers.

 

 

 

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