Visualize the events of the Age of Exploration
with this collaborative activity or individual project.
- Students are given an event or individual related to the Age of Exploration.
- Students work individually or in groups to research the event.
- The students write a short paragraph about the event and provide an illustration related to the event.
- Hang the cards along a timeline in your classroom and see the Age of Exploration come to life.
As you go through the year, students will make connections as they see how events overlap. For example while the Scientific Revolution. Renaissance, and Age of Discovery(Exploration) are often taught separately, they overlap significantly.
This detailed guide includes:
★ Complete teacher’s guide for a 90 minute lesson
★ Student directions and timeline template
★ 27 topics for inclusion in the timeline
★A complete list of materials and student sample
•NOTE: Students will need access to informational text, books, or internet to conduct research on their topic.
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