Beginning of Colonization (5th grade informational reading)

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This is a 5th grade informational text about the start of European colonization in the New World. It includes information about Christopher Columbus and the New World. While reading, students should quote from the text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences. Students should also determine two or more main ideas of the text; summarize the text, and explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text (License:

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