Learn how to teach about Columbus Day,
Thanksgiving and Pre-Columbian cultures
in an accurate and balanced way.

Click a title below to acquire the
lesson plans for a particular topic,
or the last link for all six.


Discovering Christopher Columbus—Lower Elementary 6–9

Introduction to Pre-Columbian Lessons—Grades 2-3

Thanksgiving—Lower Elementary 6–9

Discovering Christopher Columbus—Upper Elementary 9–12

Part Two—Pre-Columbian Civilizations—Upper Elementary 9-12

Thanksgiving—Upper Elementary 9–12


All the MINAS Elementary Lesson Plans in a ZIP archive