Francisco Coronado Facts: Lesson for Kids


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What name did the Spanish give to the region that today is Mexico?

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1. The Seven Cities of Cibola were legendary for what?

2. What U.S. landmark did Coronado's expedition find?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Francisco Coronado was a famous Spanish explorer. On this quiz and worksheet, you will answer test questions about where he went, who fought against him and what he discovered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • The name the early explorers gave Mexico
  • What the Seven Cities of Cibola were famous for
  • Which Native American tribe fought Coronado

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about what a viceroy is
  • Information recall - remember what you read about which famous North American landmark Coronado found
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to explain the legend of the Seven Cities of Cibola

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson called, Francisco Coronado Facts: Lesson for Kids to learn more. When you finish, you should be able to:

  • Explain what it means to inherit
  • Trace the route that Coronado and his men took
  • Discuss what happened to Coronado when he got back from his mission