De Soto is best known for helping explorer Francisco Pizarro conquer the Incas. He is also known for exploring the southeastern United States and being the first European to have crossed the Mississippi River. This pack on Hernando de Soto has it all with informational articles, biography organizer, comprehension questions, vocabulary posters, map activity, and a 5-page flip book!
Spain / Explorer - Hernando de Soto - was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who, while leading the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States, was the first European documented to have crossed the Mississippi River
Learning about these 7 Early Explorers has never been so much fun! Take a look at this complete and creative hands-on activity pack that is sure to captivate your students. This unit includes information on the following explorers: *Ferdinand Magellan *Amerigo Vespucci *Samuel de Champlain *Hernan Cortes *Francisco Coronado *Francisco Pizarro *Hernando de Soto