There were many Early European explorers throughout history who shaped the way Europe is today. Perhaps the most well known Christopher Columbus an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer and citizen of the Republic of Genoa. He was known to have completed four voyages across the atlantic ocean.
Studying Early european explorers & and the history behind these voyages throughout the world is a great study area for the classroom. The below worksheets are suitable for Year 8 children and explore all types of explorers ranging from Columbus himself right through to the Pirates of our seas. The exercises are fun and engaging and span everything from a detailed explanation right through to a 10 page extensive guide on famous Pirates. A fantastic section to enhance your learning.
All resources are free to download and use within the classroom environment. They have been kindly submitted by real teachers and each worksheet has successfully been used in schools across the world.