THIS WORKSHEET SET INCLUDES TWO VERSIONS OF FILL-IN-THE-BLANK VIDEO NOTES FOR EPISODE 7 OF THE EPIC SERIES MANKIND: THE STORY OF ALL OF US. THE FIRST VERSION IS LONGER, WITH 56 QUESTIONS, AND COVERS MAIN IDEAS AND SPECIFIC DETAILS AND IS MORE APPROPRIATE FOR HIGH SCHOOL. THE SHORTENED VERSION HAS 45 QUESTIONS AND IS MORE APPROPRIATE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL. THE WORKSHEETS ARE SEPARATED INTO SEGMENTS AND TIME STAMPED, SO TEACHERS CAN CHOOSE TO SHOW THE WHOLE VIDEO OR SIMPLY A SECTION RELATED TO THEIR CURICULUM. THE SET ALSO INLCUDES, IN ORDER, AN ANSWER KEY FOR EACH EPISODE.
56 question worksheet. 45 question worksheet.
Do you want to show the History Channel's amazing new video series, MANKIND: THE STORY OF ALL OF US, EPISODE 7: NEW WORLD, but are afraid your students will become bored or stray off-task? Fear no more! This worksheet will keep students engaged, on-task, and increase their comprehension of the series.
While watching the video, students will complete a series of fill-in-the-blank, true or false, and short answer questions. All questions follow the video in order. The worksheet is divided into segments to allow teachers to chunk the showing of the video. Each segment ranges in time from 5 to 8 minutes. Showing the entire video will take approximately 45 minutes. An answer key is included.
The video covers the following topics:
- The Viking Exploration of the Americas
- The Aztec Empire
- The Fall of Constantinople
- Diaz's Exploration around the tip of Africa
- Columbus's Journey to the New World
- Cortes's Conquest of Tenochtitlan
EPISODE SUMMARY FROM THE HISTORY CHANNEL: The Americas develop rapidly as the Aztecs build the biggest city on the planet. On the other side of the world, a Turkish sultan uses cannons to conquer Constantinople. The East feeds Europe with spices; explorers are driven to find new commodities and new lands. Columbus, Cortez and others reach the Americas, starting a battle for that continent. The consequences are dire for indigenous peoples.
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Mankind Episodes 1-12