Unit Plan Vocabulary

America
A landmass in the western hemisphere that consists of the continents of North and South America.
Americans
people who are from the United States of America.
Ancestor
a family member who lived a long time ago
Artifact
an object from another time or place
Christopher Columbus
explorer who discovered America in 1492
Coast
the land next to the sea.
Culture
a group’s way of life.
Explorer
a person who goes first to find out about a place
Farm
land dedicated to the raising of animals, plants, etc.
Mosaic
a picture made of small, colored pieces of glass.
Pioneer
a person who is one of the first to live in a new land.
Ranch
an establishment maintained for raising livestock.
Unique
One-of-a-kind
Wagon
a four-wheeled vehicle made for pulling for the transportation of heavy loads, delivery, etc.