Imagine you are John Cabot, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Juan Ponce de Leon, Christopher Columbus, Henry Hudson, or Jacques Cartier and you have just landed in America for the first time.
What made you explore this new land?
What is your first thought when you finally touch land, after months and months of sailing across the Atlantic Ocean?
Which country do you come from?
Why does your country want you to explore America?
What part of America have you landed in?
Have you encountered any Natives yet?
What fears do you have about exploring this new land?