The Age of Exploration and Conquest
We will continue to look at The Age of Exploration unit. Our focus will shift from exploration to conquest and colonization. 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
Monday, September 21st
Age of Exploration Lesson 4, Colonization and Worldwide Trade We will go over the main points of the fourth and final lesson of our Age of Exploration Unit. Students are expected to follow along the lecture with their completed Lesson 4 Guided Notes.
Click here for the guided notes sheet. Click here for the Lesson 4 Prezi.
After the lecture, students will work on the following readings that will help them further understand the main points of Lesson 4:
Tuesday, September 22nd
Guidance Talk Ms Rush will come to our class to speak to us about a classroom guidance lesson/remind the kids how to access guidance & Student Services
Wednesday, September 23rd
Teacher workday, no school
Thursday, September 24th
New World Document Based Questions Students will spend today and tomorrow analyzing a set of documents and images from early European exploration and colonization of the New World. From these documents, gather information and draw conclusions about various aspects of life in the New World from both a European and an Indigenous perspective.
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New World Document Based Questions We will continue analyzing a set of documents and images from early European exploration and colonization of the New World. From these documents, gather information and draw conclusions about various aspects of life in the New World from both a European and an Indigenous perspective
Political Cartoon of the Week
Take a look at this cartoon and write a short explanation of what you see that answers the following questions:
Literary Question: How does the artist use personification in this drawing?
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