The Age of Exploration
This week marks the launch of our first official unit for the course, The Age of Exploration. Click on the following document link to look over all of the essential standards, essential understandings, and essential questions that we will be covering in this unit:
Age of Exploration Unit Overview
Guided Notes: Age of Exploration Guided Notes Sheet
Lesson 1 Prezi, Europe Gets ready to Explore
Lesson 2 Prezi, Early Voyages of Discovery
Lesson 3 Prezi, Spain’s Conquest in the Americas
Lesson 4 Prezi, Exploration and Worldwide Trade
Lesson 3 guided notes are due Friday, September 11th
Explorers Quiz on Thursday, September 10th
Monday, September 7th
Labor Day, No School
Tuesday, September 8th
Age of Exploration Part 2, Early Voyages of Exploration, Lecture We will wrap up our discussion on key concepts from the second part of the Age of Exploration Unit, Early Voyages of Exploration . Students are expected to have their guided notes completed before this lecture Prezi.
Click here for the guided notes sheet. Click here for the Lesson 2 Prezi.
Explorers Map Activity
Students will work on an activity the helps illustrate the different voyages that happened during the Age of Exploration.
How Portugal became the first global sea power video
Portugal Beings the Age of Exploration Reading
Students will work on an activity the helps illustrate how Portugal lead the way for Europe to explore the world.
Wednesday, September 9th
Explorer Scavenger Hunt We will do a scavenger hunt that will enrich our knowledge on the lives and times of some of the explorers that we covered in Lesson 2 of the Age of Exploration.
Homework: Study for a quiz that will cover the main explorers that we studied in Lesson 2.
Thursday, September 10th
Explorer Scavenger Hunt Day 2 We will do a scavenger hunt that will enrich our knowledge on the lives and times of some of the explorers that we covered in Lesson 2 of the Age of Exploration.
Explorers Quiz We will take a quiz on the main explorers that we studied in Lesson 2. Review your Lesson 2 Guided Notes to study.
Guided Notes for the Age of Exploration Lesson 3 are due tomorrow.
Friday, September 11th
Age of Exploration Part 3, Spain's Conquest in the Americas Lecture We will discuss key concepts from the third part of the Age of Exploration Unit, Spain's Conquest in the Americas. Students are expected to have their guided notes completed before this lecture.
Spain’s Early Exploration and Later Spanish Exploration and Conquest Reading
We will read over the details of Spain’s involvement in the exploration and conquest of the New World.
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