Year 3 White Around the World Week – Christopher Columbus

     

Christopher Columbus and the exploration of the Bahamas.

Year 3 White have been exploring the Bahamas as part of”around the world’ week. Part of their learning is to explore the links between the Bahamas and Europe. Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer of the seas, who discovered many countries during the middle ages.

I would like the children to read their text about Christopher Columbus, and answer the following questions about his life.

Bronze

  1. When was Christopher Columbus born?
  2. What is he best known for?
  3. Who already lived in America?

Silver

  1. 4. How did Christopher Columbus become interested in ships and exploration?
  2. What problems did Columbus face as he travelled across the globe?
  3. Name two ships that Columbus sailed on.

Gold

  1. Why did kings give money to explorers to discover new countries? What did they hope to gain?
  2. How do you think the Native Americans felt when the European ships landed?
  3. When did Columbus first land in the Bahamas? 

22 thoughts on “Year 3 White Around the World Week – Christopher Columbus

  1. He was born 1451.
    Best know is discovering America.
    Native America
    He learned How to make maps and navigate a ship.
    He wanted to be rick.

  2. Bronze
    When was Christopher Columbus born? He was born in 1451 in Genoa Itlay.
    What is he best know for?He was discovering in America.
    Who already lived in America? It was Columbus .
    Silver
    How did Christopher Columbus become interested in ships and exploration?
    Christopher Columbus is the explorer Who is credited for discovering America.
    What problem did Columbus face as he travelled across the globe?
    He crashed into a America.
    Name two ships that Columbus sailed on?
    After making his discovering , Columbus was eager to return home to Spain and claim his riches.

  3. Bronze:
    He was born on 1451 in Geno , Italy.
    He was known for discovering America.
    Native Americans lived there.

    Silver:
    He learnt how to make a map and build ships
    Because continent was to big.
    The Sianta Maria , pinta
    Gold
    Because it a long way.

  4. 1 He was born in 1451in Genoa Italy.
    2.He was best know to find America.
    3.500 Vikings.
    1.Because he knew how to navigate ships.
    2.A big continent that had the USA.
    3.Santa Maria and Nina.
    1.Because there was a new journey.
    1.They gained to find the West Indies.
    1. Terrified
    3. San Salvador

  5. Bronze:
    1.1451
    2.Discovering America.
    3.Native Americans.

    Silver:
    1.He learnt how to make maps and navigate ships.
    2.America,Spain and Hispaniola.
    3.Nina and pinta.

    Gold:
    1.Because they explored new country’s.Because they wanted to become rich.
    2.He felt like he had done enough.
    3.On October 12, 1492. From Qasim and Mediha

  6. 1. He was born in 1451 Genoa, Italy
    2. He was best known for finding America.
    3. 500 Vikings

    Silver
    4. Because he learnt to make maps and navigate a ship
    5. Because the contenunt were to big.
    6. Santa Maria and Pinta

    7. To be pleased.
    8. Terrified
    9. San Salvador
    Farhaan and Abdulwahab emselati

  7. Bronze
    When was Christopher Columbus born?
    He was born 1451 in Genoa,Italy.
    What is he best known for?
    He was best known as the person who found America.
    Who already lived in America?
    The 500 Viking’s.
    Silver
    4. How did Christopher Columbus become interested in ships and exploration?
    Because he knew how to navigate ships.

    What problems did Columbus face as he travelled across the globe?
    A big continent which was USA.
    Name two ships that Columbus sailed on.
    Santa Maria and pinta.
    Gold
    Why did kings give money to explorers to discover new countries?
    Because there was a new journey.
    What did they hope to gain?
    To be able to foo

    How do you think the Native Americans felt when the European ships landed?

  8. Bronze:
    When was he born?
    He was born on 1451 in Genoa,Italy
    What is he best know for? He was best known for discovering America.
    Who already lived in America? The person who lived in America was coulombes

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