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.