Christopher Columbus Discovery Map
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Using the map provided students are prompted to write a story from different people's perspectives. They can write as if they were Christopher Columbus setting sail, a crew member on the Santa Maria, a native that has just seen strange ships approaching the island, or the Queen of Spain, Isabella I.
Before students take part in this activity they should learn about perspective and how people view events differently. Students should read the following books that present different view points on Christopher Columbus's discovery of America; Encounter