***Updated in 2016 to include structured notes handouts for students to follow along
THIS DOWNLOAD INCLUDES ALL 4 PARTS OF THE UNIT DESCRIBED BELOW
This series of PowerPoint slides is highly visual and engaging with primary and secondary sources, maps, activities, quizzes, review games, diagrams, links to videos on YouTube, assignments, writing prompts, and much much more...ENJOY!!!
PART 1 - PORTUGAL, SPAIN, ENGLAND (23 slides) including: a list of key terms, a SWAT review game, a timeline from ancient, to medieval, to modern, examples of revolution, intro to the Caravel, a look at early maps,
maps/descriptions/video links for: Henry the Navigator, Vasco Da Gama, Ferdinand Magellan, Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, Hernan Cortes, Francisco Pizarro, John Cabot, Francis Drake, a comprehensive map of all of their voyages, a matching quiz,
PART 2 - MAGELLAN'S VOYAGE (18 slides) including: step by step approach taking students on the journey around the world, 5 preview questions for students to predict and follow along, information about mutinies, shipwrecks, eating maggots, rats and belts to survive, death in the Philippines, primary source accounts, discoveries at the end (new species, international dateline established, etc.)
PART 3 - COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE (20 slides) including: matching game for students to sort items into categories (New World or Old World). Items introduced are: bananas, horses, chocolate, potatoes, peanuts, tobacco, cows, the wheel, tomatoes, corn, pigs, citrus fruits, wheat, beans, coffee
PART 4 - EUROPEAN IMPERIALISM (15 slides) including: maps, descriptions and background for the territorial claims of Portugal, Spain, France, England, Holland (Netherlands), Italy, Germany, examples of 'Euro-centric' world maps and other map perspectives, the transatlantic slave trade, other 'winners' and 'losers' of European Imperialism