Description

Juan Ponce de León and Hernando de Soto both explored Florida in the 16th century. By reading short passages and annotating maps, students will learn more about these historic voyages.

Comments

NCSS Themes:

Time, Continuity, and Change

People, Places, and Environment

Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards:

SS.8.A.2.1: Compare the relationships among the British, French, Spanish, and Dutch in their struggle for colonization of North America.

SS.8.G.5.2: Describe the impact of human modifications on the physical environment and ecosystems of the United States throughout history.

 

Lesson 1: Retracing the Steps of de León and de Soto

Juan Ponce de León and Hernando de Soto both explored Florida in the 16th century. By reading short passages and annotating maps, students will learn more about these historic voyages.