Columbus' Mistake (Exploring America, 1492): Play

This play portrays Columbus' famous mistake of discovering America while trying to sail to Asia. Includes background, vocabulary, book and web links, and activities to extend the learning!

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Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.5
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.5
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Lit.RST.6-8.4