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Age of Exploration: 2 Week Interactive Unit for Grades 5-8

Age of Exploration: 2 Week Interactive Unit for Grades 5-8
Age of Exploration: 2 Week Interactive Unit for Grades 5-8
Age of Exploration: 2 Week Interactive Unit for Grades 5-8
Age of Exploration: 2 Week Interactive Unit for Grades 5-8
Age of Exploration: 2 Week Interactive Unit for Grades 5-8
Age of Exploration: 2 Week Interactive Unit for Grades 5-8
Age of Exploration: 2 Week Interactive Unit for Grades 5-8
Age of Exploration: 2 Week Interactive Unit for Grades 5-8
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Age of Exploration Unit!

In this 2 week unit students will learn all about the Age of Exploration and its effects.

This unit contains 10 complete lesson plans (30-45 min each), 12+ worksheets with answer keys, a powerpoint presentation, task cards, and much more! There are several original informative articles and writing opportunities. ☆Your students will be practicing important literacy skills while learning social studies content.

Table of Contents

Age of Exploration Overview —PowerPoint presentation & KL worksheet
Meet the European Explorers—Gold, Glory, or God article, informative task cards on famous explorers & student worksheet
Explorers' Technology & Routes—Foldable about technological advances & map activity where students draw routes of explorers
The Life of a Sailor—article about sailing during the Age of Exploration, worksheet & identity cards where students adopt the role of a sailor
Risks of Exploration Simulation—fate cards for simulation where students experience the risks of exploration & student reflection
Native Americans and Europeans: Part 1—articles for 5 Native American civilizations (Inca, Aztec, Maya, Taino, Iroquois) and resources for students to create posters & presentations
Native Americans and Europeans: Part 2—rubrics for student presentations and note-taking worksheets
The Atlantic Slave Trade—informative article, artifacts from the slave trade, and worksheet
The Columbian Exchange—informative article, opinion writing, and interactive notebook sort
Age of Exploration Reflection—reflection worksheet and discussion instructions

Help For The Teacher
• Table of Contents (also available in the preview)
• Suggested Pacing Guide
• 10 Detailed Lesson Plans with all handouts, writing pages, articles and worksheets INCLUDED
• Answer Keys


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Total Pages
95 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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