There is much controversy surrounding the early explorer John Cabot and the claim that he “DISCOVERED” NEWFOUNDLAND . There are those who disagree he ever landed on the Eastern Island , and others believe he landed at another location other than the believed Cape Bonavista landfall.

As the new reporter on the beat, you have been assigned the exciting task of researching the early explorer and deciding what really happened on that date so long ago. Back up your findings with the information you gather during your investigation. You will be required to demonstrate what you have discovered by becoming a researcher, editor, and reporter and creating your own newspaper article outlining the event.