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Explorers

These links are used by, and appropriate for, students in the 5 and 6 classroom at Leicester Central School.  The links are maintained by the classroom teacher, Linda Horn. Below you'll see links to web resources that we use throughout the school year. On the left are links grouped by curriculum unit.
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Amerigo Vespucci Good info, more challenging text http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi43.htm 
Christopher Columbus Easy Read http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/columbus.htm 
Coronado Denser text http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/a_c/coronado.htm 
De Soto Easy Read http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/de_soto.htm 
Hernan Cortez Easy Read http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/cortez.htm 
Jacques Cartier Easy Read http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/jacques_cartier.htm 
John Cabot Easy read  http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/john_cabot.htm 
Magellan Easy Read http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/magellan.htm 
Magellan Biography Detailed site. Dense text. http://geography.about.com/od/historyofgeography/a/magellan.htm 
Pizarro Easy Read http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/pizarro.htm 
Samuel de Champlain Lots of info http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/pizarro.htm 
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