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For Educators: Orellana, Francisco de

For Educators: Orellana, Francisco de
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The Explorer: Francisco de Orellana, 1542 - South America / Amazon

The Story: Blood Pink Frothing Water

Imagine the oppressive jungle opening up into a massive river whose banks are infested with strange and colorful animals, its waters abounding with flesh eating creatures.  Here is where Francisco de Orellana, in 1542, navigates and battles his way east from the mountains to the mouth of the Amazon River.

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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