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For Educators: Ojeda, Alonzo de

For Educators: Ojeda, Alonzo de
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The Explorer: Alonzo de Ojeda, 1509 - South America / Caribbean

The Story: Warrior Women

Join the 1509 voyage of conquistador, Alonzo de Ojeda, as he attempts to subjugate the natives along the Caribbean coast of South America.  His landing party of 70 men is attacked by ferocious male and female warriors, who hack to death 68 of them.  Ojeda and one other escape.  This incident is the start of a string of bad luck that ends in Ojeda’s eventual ship wreck and death.  

This Journey of Discovery includes:

  • the story (in both Script and Arial fonts), with ‘outside the box’ word clues and without clues for early readers
  • an educator information page with anticipated learning outcomes
  • a world projection map, a telescoped map of the explored area and a compass
  • the clues and solution
  • a list of journeys and their explorers

The Journeys are all:

  • in greyscale.
  • PDF downloadable.

Our resources encourage interaction and fun while introducing locations, weather/social conditions, cities, countries, seas, oceans and continents.  They demonstrate the use of compass points for direction and the use of longitude and latitude ... your students won’t even know it’s a lesson.  In addition, they provide a portrayal of an actual historic journey - please note that the identity of the explorer is not mentioned in the story as it is part of the solution for you to share with your class!

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