Columbus & the explorers of Tumtum by Sandra Jackson-Opoku

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Published by Society for Visual Education in Chicago, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Dragons,
  • Columbus Day,
  • Time travel,
  • Holidays

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With the help of the Lollipop Dragon and the Magic Mirror, Prince Hubert of Tumtum goes back in time to learn about Christoper Columbus and the significance of Columbus Day.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesColumbus and the explorers of Tumtum, Tale from more holiday adventures of the Lollipop Dragon
Statementstory adaptor, Sandra Jackson-Opoku ; illustrations, Lollipop Dragon Productions, Inc
ContributionsSociety for Visual Education, Lollipop Dragon Productions
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24946909M
ISBN 10089290156X

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Rich in resources and natural beauty, the Americas were irresistible to gold-hungry conquistadors. The newcomers gave little thought to those who had called the lands their home, and exploration soon came to signify conquest/5(2).

In terms of Columbus own writings, the most fascinating pieces are his letter describing his first voyage, his letter written while shipwrecked on Jamaica during his fourth voyage, and his lengthy introduction to what is generally called Columbus’s Book of Prophecies.

Columbus made four transatlantic voyages: –93, –96, –, and – He traveled primarily to the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, Cuba, Santo Domingo, and Jamaica, and in his latter two voyages traveled to the coasts of eastern Central America and northern South America.

Read more below: Life: The first voyage. Explorers came to North America in hopes of finding gold or finding places to settle. (Copywork sentence: Later explorers knew that Columbus had not found Asia. AND/OR Explorers searched for gold.). This book gets intense and may not be appropriate for younger children in places.

This Scholastic TRUE. book has an attractive layout. Length: 42 minutes Age appropriateness: "Christopher Columbus: Explorer of the New World" is geared toward students in grades five through eight.

Creators and stars: Eugene Lyon, Geoffrey Symcox, Martin Gillam, Michael Paiewonsky, Nancy Levinson, Robert Fuson, Tara Carnes Accuracy: This brief documentary film is fairly accurate.

It relies primarily on interviews with. The book starts out with a timeline and then the author divides the adventures and explorers by terrain.

The sections are polar, ocean, land, desert, sky and new frontiers. Each section features several different explorers and expeditions, accompanied by photographs, notes, glossaries, maps and Columbus & the explorers of Tumtum book.

Christopher Columbus was a journal entry from Columbus himself. In Weiner’s book, “Africa and the Discovery of America,” he explains that Columbus noted in his journal that the Native Americans confirmed “black skinned people had come from the south-east in boats, trading in gold-tipped spears.”File Size: 1MB.

Columbus opened a shop that sold maps and books for sailors. There he became a map maker and began reading books. He read a book written by Marco Polo.

Columbus was fascinated by Polo's book. After reading this book, Columbus was sure he could reach the Indies by traveling west. He wanted to go to the Indies to get jewels and spices.

Christopher Columbus was born in in Sydney, Australia. His home was on the sea and Christopher longed to become an explorer and sailor. However, as a young man, Christopher went to Portugal and got involved in the map making business with his brother, Bartholomew.

This business made Columbus a rich man. His books of maps are still found. History Audiobooks TMS - Jouneys of the Great Explorers - From Columbus to Cook. The self-confidence that kept Columbus going was his undoing. The New Yorker offers a signature blend of news, culture, and the arts.

It. When the first explorers set out into unknown parts of the world, they had no way of being prepared for what they saw. They saw parts of the world that were completely unlike anything they had ever imagined.

Then, they had to come home and try to find a way to put the things they had seen into words. 10 Hanno and the Burning Jungle. Before Columbus: Black Explorers of the New World By Legrand H. Clegg II Every October Americans pause to celebrate Columbus Day. Children are taught that the Italian navigator discovered America.

Parades are held in his honor and tributes tell of his skill, courage and perseverance. Rethinking Columbus. The most highly recommended reading, by and American Indian Children’s Literature, is Rethinking Columbus.

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Draw detailed pictures to show what happens on each page. Color your pictures. Stack your pages in the correct order and staple along the gray tab. Use information from the mini-book to answer the questions on the question sheet. The Story of. Explorers Explorers make journeys into the unknown and make records of their travels.

From the explorers of thousands of years ago who set out in small boats to modern-day astronauts, human beings have set out to explore new territories.

Explorers document their discoveries through telling stories, drawing pictures, making maps. The following resources are available in the Teacher Store. Read-Aloud Plays: Explorers by Jeannette Sanderson. This is a good book for learning about Leif Eriksson, Christopher Columbus, Cabeza de Vaca, Hernando de Soto, and Sieur de La Salle, and other explorers of the New World.

The Usborne Book of Explorers is about people who made daring journeys to unknown places. It begins with the remarkable adventures of travellers in ancient times, then looks at the fascinating exploits of medieval explorers like Marco Polo. The book goes on to describe the brave voyages of discovery of the 15th and 16th centuries and how they.

Christopher Columbus: Explorer. Christopher Columbus () was an Italian explorer who realized that the world was round and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean inhoping to find a route to India (in order to trade for spices).

He made a total of four trips to the Caribbean and South America during the years This is a nice overview of the explorers, aimed at upper elementary school or middle school years. Each topic gets about pages of dense text covering basic information with a smattering of illustrations.

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We know now that Columbus was among the last explorers to reach the Americas, not the first. Five hundred years before Columbus, a daring band of Vikings led by Leif Eriksson set foot in North.

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Christopher Columbus (/ k ə ˈ l ʌ m b ə s /; before 31 October – 20 May ) was an Italian explorer and colonizer who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that opened the New World for conquest and permanent European colonization of the expeditions, sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, were the first European contact Children: Diego, Fernando.

Explorers Early Explorers. This map first appeared in Münster's Cosmographia in the s. The map is considered to be the first to show the entire continents of North and South America.

Leif Ericson. Columbus also read books about the world such as the one written by Marco Polo. Columbus wanted to reach the Indies by sailing west. Get this from a library. Columbus and the age of explorers. [Nadia Higgins] -- Presents the discovery and exploration of the Americas, covering explorers from Columbus to Coronado.

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King of Aragon and the Castile at the time of Columbus's voyages. Married Isabella of Castile which led to the joining together of the largest Spanish kingdoms in Involved in plans for the voyages of Christopher Columbus.

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