by Tabatha Finnegan, KES

Students will learn why certain explorers are important and what contributions they made to the settlement of New York State. They will research the greatest achievements of 4 major explorers and explain how their journeys and discoveries made a lasting impact on New York as it is today.

Introduction

 

Explorers Wanted...

 The Commission of Explorers is seeking out candidates to explore a certain area of new land that might be called New York State.  Since it is uncharted territory, there are great risks.  Will it be worth exploring by future explorers?  Are there dangerous beasts or restless natives that may threaten your very existence?  Only a select few with navigational skills, strong leadership, and a profound sense of adventure will be considered for the task that lies ahead. Are you up for the challenge?  Proceed ahead if you feel that you are worthy...

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