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Paths of Exploration – Columbus Unit Lesson 1 Supplemental Resources

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Below are my Supplemental Resources for Paths of Exploration (POE) by Trail Guide to Learning for the Columbus Unit, Lesson 1.  Our goal is to add more hands-on activities to this wonderful curriculum!  (Note this is a long article, so I have chosen to use the “read more” tab below in order to shorten the articles on the home page… so if you are interested, please be sure to click the “read more” button right below the share buttons for the various social media sites OR the Title of this post).  

 

Paths of Exploration Supplemental Hands-On Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1 Part 1:

Compass Rose – A great (and free) compass work by Montessori Print Shop.  

Montessori Print shop Compass Rose

 

Have your children / students label your classroom with Cardinal Direction Labels by FirstGradeWow.blogspot.com

Cardinal Directions Red

Cardinal Directions Red

 

 

 

 

 

 

or use this set by Fiar Circle

Cardinal Directions Blue

Cardinal Directions Blue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make a compass by KidsActivitiesBlog.com 

How to make a compass

How to make a compass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and Discuss the difference between a Compass and GPS; between Orienteering vs Geocaching.

Compass or GPS 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience the difference:  Orienteering Scavenger Hunt;  GeoCaching Scavenger Hunt

Geocache Scavenger Hunt

Geocache Scavenger Hunt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1 Part 2:

Rug Design:  

Weaving activity 1

Woven Sun

Woven Sun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weaving Activity 2

Coaster Weaving

Coaster Weaving

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hula Hoop Rug;

Hula Hoop Rug

Hula Hoop Rug

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Print France, Africa and Greece maps and determine their relationship to the Mediterranean Sea http://www.yourchildlearns.com/megamaps/

 

 

Lesson 1 Part 3:

Lesson 1 Part 4:

Lesson 1 Part 5:

My Supplemental Vocabulary:  Cartographer, Orienteering, forecastle, poop deck, sloop, schooner, square-rigger, privateer, bazaar, terrestrial, celestial, spherical, mathematician, astronomer, indentured, venn, navigator, passage, explorer, worldview, admiral,  climate, geography, population, comparison, continent, hoisted, 

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Trish Corlew

Founder and Author at Live and Learn Farm
Trish has been married to her best friend, David, for 16 years and they have three sons (aged 13, 12 and 9). Trish is from the coast of North Carolina, but they now live in rural West Tennessee on a 40+ acre farm. She has been homeschooling since 2009 and her homeschool style leans towards a Montessori approach with a heavy emphasis on hands-on learning. They also own a small business that Trish runs from home. Trish’s family is Messianic and they love studying the Scriptures, learning Hebrew and growing in their faith and walk daily. In her spare time, Trish loves to write, work in their garden and can regularly be found trying to learn something new, modeling that learning is indeed a life-long endeavor!

Comments

  1. i love your resources for POE! Please keep them coming! we are strarting POE in two weeks and I have high hopes for the year. These hands on ideas will make it come to life ! Thank you!

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