The Vikings

The Vikings were from the Scandinavian countries. Most of them were fishermen and farmers. They also were travellers and they were the first who sailed to North America by long ships twenty-thirty five meters long.
The Vikings wore clothes made by the women with the help of children. They were made from leather or goatskin.
The Vikings, both children and adults played many different games such as board games, toy horse, Kingy bats and Hnefatafi.
They used swords, axes, spears, bows and arrows they used to were helmets, too.
The Vikings’ civilization ended in 1066. `

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The adventure of Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus was born in Geona, Italy in 1451. He asked for help from King John II, but he said, no.
Then he asked for Help from Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand, in 1456, but they said, no.
He asked again for help from King and Queen, in 1488, but they also said, no.
Finally, in 1490, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand helped him and his dream came true.
He took three ships and he named them: Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria.
They sailed the ocean for nine weeks and finally found land on 12 October 1492.
The island that he found, he named ‘’Hispaniola’’.

Christopher Columbus

Cristopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy in 1451.
He asked for help to the King of Portugal in 1485. He said no.
In 1486 he asked the King and the queen of Spain for help. They said no.
In 1490 he asked the queen Isabela and King Ferdinand of Cordoba for help. They said no.
Finally, in 1492 he asked for help to the king of Alcazar Castle for help.
He said yes!
At 3 of August in 1492, he sailed from the port of Palos, Spain.
At 12 of October in 1492, he saw land. This was the island Hispaniola.

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy in 1451. Christopher Columbus was a dreamer when he was a boy. He dreamed of sailing the ocean sea. When he grew up into a man, he dreamed of reaching the Indies by sailing the ocean sea.
In 1485 he went to the King of Portugal, John, to ask for help, but the King said “no”. Then, in 1486 he went to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabela of Spain, but they said “no”. In 1488 and 1490, Christopher Columbus went again to the King and Queen of Spain but they said “no”. Finally, in January 1492 the King and Queen of Spain said “yes”.
Columbus sailed from Port of Palos, Spain on 3rd August 1492. He had 90 sailors and 3 ships, named Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. They sailed the ocean for over 9 weeks and the sailors could not see land. A few days later one of the sailors spotted land!
They arrived at the island Hispaniola in October 1492. Columbus thought that they arrived at the West Indies and named the gentle people who welcomed them “Indians”.
Columbus never knew that his dream had brought him to a new land: “The Americas”.

The Vikings

The Vikings came from the Scandinavian countries. Most of them were fishermen and farmers. They were travellers and they were the first who sailed to North America. The Vikings sailed with longships 20-35 m. long. Roskilde was 35 m. long. The longships would carry between 20-60 Vikings. A longship was usually between 20-60 Vikings warriors. The Vikings used swords, axes, spears, bows and arrows. They used and helmets too! The Vikings wore clothes, made from wool. Women with the help of children made wool. Vikings shoes and boots were made from leather or goatskin. The Vikings played many different games both as children and adults. They played board games, kingy bats, toy horse and hnefapafi. The Vikings’civilization ended in 1066.

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus born in Genoa-Italy 1451. He was a dreamer. He wanted to sail in the ocean. First, to make his dream come true, he asked the king of Portugal John 2 (1485). The king said no. After one year (1486) he asked the king and queen Ferdinand and Queen Isabella for help but they said no. He asked after two years again (1488) but they said no again. And again (1490) and again they said no, but Columbus kept asking after two years (January-1492) the Alkazar Castle, and the king and queen finally said YES!!! Columbus sailed into the unknown with 90 sailors and 3 ships, Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria (Port of Palos, Spain-August 3 1492). They sailed the ocean for over 9 weeks. Plum was on the Island of Hispaniola (October 12,1492). Columbus knew he was on the East Indies. He didn’t know who he was on a new island America!!!

The Vikings Civilization

The Vikings came from Scandinavian countries. Most of them were fishermen and farmers. They were travellers and they were the first who sailed North America! They wore clothes made of wool. Women, with the help of children, made the wool. In winter, they hunted and killed animals and used the animal furs to keep them warm. Viking shoes and boots were made from leather or goatskin. They played many different games both as children and adults. They played board games (horse, toy horse and hnefatafl). The Vikings used swords, axes, spears, bows and arrows. They used helmets too. They sailed with longships-35 m. long. The longships would carry between 20 and 60 Vikings. The Vikings civilization ended in 1066.

Christopher Columbus, a great explorer

Christopher Columbus was an explorer. He discovered America. He was a dreamer. He dreamed of reaching the Indies by sailing. To make his dream come true he asked the King of Portugal for help. King John II said NO! Then he went to Spain three times but the king and queen said NO. In the end, they said YES! He started the trip with 90 sailors and 3 ships (NINA, PINTA and SANTA MARIA). They sailed the ocean for over 9 weeks. Finally, they arrived on an island. He thought he had arrived in East Indies. Christofer Columbus never knew that he had arrived in a new land, America!