For Canadian homeschooling families

Samuel de Champlain: From New France to Cape Cod Belongs to series: In The Footsteps of Explorers

Author: N/A

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing

Item #: J142

Pages: 32

Level: Grade 4, Grade 5

Class: Paperback

Price: $11.95

Brave the stormy seas of the Atlantic Ocean to join Samuel de Champlains expedition to North America in the early 1600s. This exciting new book follows the footsteps of the "Father of New France" in his mission to colonize what would later become Quebec. Colorful illustrations and maps follow his trek from Cape Breton to Cape Cod and the lake that now bears his name. A recipe from the period is also included. Topics include
what the Renaissance period meant to France and exploration
Champlains early life
life at Ste. Croix, Port Royal, and the Qubec Habitation
what life was like for sailors at sea
the Order of Good Cheer
the traditions and customs of the Iroquois, Algonquin, and Huron Indians
Champlains involvement in the battle among the Native Indians