This resource pack contains three documents and one PowerPoint. Descriptions of all follow below.
Aztec and Spanish PowerPoint
Starting with the Tenochtitlan, and concluding with the Columbian Exchange, this PowerPoint contains videos from History.com. This PowerPoint was created as an introduction to the material, and can be used in a class period. (If higher level questions are used)
Did Pocahontas Really Save John Smith? Document Analysis Activity
Analyzing four historical documents, students will decide if Pocahontas really saved John Smith's life. Students are required to write a short response summarizing each document, and have four guided questions leading up to the final question of if she saved Smith. This is geared for US History and APUSH.
Aztec and Spanish DBQ
A 3 document assignment with primary sources and 3-4 questions per document. This assignment was designed to be homework and is geared for US History and APUSH.
1492 - European
A homework assignment designed for students to research the motives, settlements, and interactions with indigenous peoples of four major European exploring nations: The Spanish, the Dutch, the English, and the French. This assignment is geared towards US History and APUSH.