Discerning Moment: Timeless Truths from America's Treasury

Columbus in Reverse?

OSeptember 25, 1973, American Cherokee Chief Adam Nordwall stepped off a plane in Rome, Italy. He announced that he had “discovered” Italy, claimed it on behalf of the Cherokee Nation, and took possession of it “by right of discovery.”

Needless to say, the people of Italy took little notice of Chief Nordwall’s claim. But what makes his claim any less valid than that of Christopher Columbus, when the Admiral landed on what is probably Watling Island near Florida on the 12th of October 523 years ago, named it San Salvador (Holy Savior) and claimed it for Spain?

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Set sail for discovery!

This October, equip yourself to teach the true story of Columbus, his character and purpose in God’s providential plan. This special book bundle Teaching Christopher Columbus: Christ-Bearer to the New World teacher packet and accompanying book, Columbus by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire are offered at 20% off through October.

Teaching Christopher Columbus is a 48-page teacher packet that includes everything you need to prepare a unit of study on the famous explorer, teaching from a Providential view of history, and can be adapted for any grade K-12. The packet contains Leading Ideas, study questions, charts, maps, vocabulary, background on Columbus, timelines, student activities and more. Includes samples of student work. $14.95

Columbus by Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire tells the story of one of the world’s most famous explorers. Intended for primary grades, but can be adapted for use in teaching older students. Softcover, illustrated, 57 pages. $17.95

Order the bundle today and receive 20% off the regular price through October 2015. Total price $26.32 for the bundle.


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