30th day of June in 1492
We went on a journey with Christopher Columbus. We did not tell you this because you would have said it would be
too dangerous for a ten-year-old kid and that it would be a risk. We are looking at the foggy night sky in the crow’s
nest. We know you must be very worried and we hope you forgive us. We are a stowaway
ship so far we haven’t been found. We had the most incredible journey in
our ten-year-old lives. Please forgive us, but read what we discovered about
This journey with Christopher Columbus was fantastic! Columbus wanted to establish colonies in the name of Spain. Christopher Columbus sailed from Spain to the New World.
I sketched a map for you.
Columbus used the wind to get to the New World and get back home. His goal was to find riches and spices. He was sent by King
Ferdinad II and Queen Isabella.
Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy. The flag “FtY” on Christopher Columbus’ ship stands for
King Ferdinad II and Queen Isabella
Columbus had three different ships: the Santa
Maria, the Pinta, and the Nina. The Santa Maria was crashed by an enormous
We knew you wouldn't let us do this
on our own. Columbus was smart enough to use the wind patterns to get back home. If you never
let us do this journey we will never learn how we could do something individually with out you. We will not get lost in the aqua deep ocean because we are with the most intelligent explorer.
We are sorry we left you all alone with out us, but it was our dream
that we would be an explorer. We know you must be very worried about us, but
we will be home soon. First we are going to explore the new world and then we
will establish new colonies for Spain.
We will see in a matter of time. This was an extraordinary journey for with Christopher
Anthony, Erick, Vanessa, and Alexis