Walk the World’s Rim

Walk the World’s Rim by Betty Baker

Walk the Worlds Rim: Betty Baker: 9781887840224: Amazon.com: Books

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Walk the World’s Rim, Worksheets A

Walk the World’s Rim Worksheet B



  • Cabeza de Vaca: Conquistador Who Cared, nonfiction, Middle students.
  • *Cabeza de Vaca: Defender of the Indians, historical fiction, read-aloud style biography. Middle to older students.
  • The Journey of  Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca: Translated From His Own Narrative a primary source book, with other primary sources in the back, this is a great text for older students.  Is an older book, so uses older language but is easy to read.
  • On the Texas Trail of Cabeza de Vaca 1527 the conquistador Cabeza de Vaca set sail for the Spanish territory of La Florida. His aim was to colonize land that stretched from present-day Florida to Texas, but the mission met with disaster. During an attempt to sail back to Cuba, Cabeza de Vaca and his crew crashed near Galveston Island. From there, he embarked on one of history’s great adventures. Level 7.1  Older students.
  • *We Asked for Nothing In 1528, the conquistador Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca escaped a hostile reception in Florida only to be shipwrecked off the coast of Texas. For the next eight years, he lived among the native tribes of the Southwest while he journeyed toward the safety of the Spanish settlements in Mexico. He and three companions survived starvation, sickness, and slavery thanks to the generosity of native peoples along the way. Lexile 1020. Middle to Older Students.


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Age of Discovery: Explorers

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