Many countries in the New World and elsewhere celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas, specifically the Bahamas, which occurred on October 12, 1492 in the Julian calendar and October 21, 1492 in the modern Gregorian calendar, as an official holiday.Fuente: Wikipedia
I leave here some links with information and activities for your English class to learn more about Columbus Day.
Hope you like it! I will enjoy my holidays until Thursday...
- History of Columbus Day
- Columbus Day (History.com)
- Lesson plan: In 1492, Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue
- Columbus Day crafts and activities
- Picture/text matching. The life of C.C.
|Interactive game about Columbus (with audio).|
|Interactive activities, movies, jokes, drawing...|