Explorers

The Explorers booklet is designed for Year 2 pupils and fits in with the National Curriculum objective of teaching about the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. The 37-page booklet consists of the following sections:

  • Marco Polo
  • The Age of Exploration (including Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus and Ferdinand Magellan)
  • Polar explorers:
    The race to the South Pole
    Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance
  • Space exploration

The booklet includes comprehension questions and retrieval practice activities. Also included are a knowledge organiser, glossary and an end-of-topic quiz.

Your download bundle will include an A3 PDF file of the booklet for double-sided A3 printing and an A4 PDF file, ideally for the teacher to use on an interactive whiteboard.