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Tarwater fifth-graders study the explorers

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Posted: Sunday, August 29, 2010 12:00 pm

Fifth-graders at Tarwater Elementary School in Chandler read the novel, Pedro's Journal by Pam Conrad, about Christopher Columbus' first voyage, according to a news release from the school. They learned about the reasons for exploration and the impact on early European explorers on the American Indians. Each student did research on a specific explorer and wrote a diary depicting the explorer's life and travels.

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