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Age of Exploration Station Activities

Age of Exploration Station Activities
Age of Exploration Station Activities
Age of Exploration Station Activities
Age of Exploration Station Activities
Age of Exploration Station Activities
Age of Exploration Station Activities
Age of Exploration Station Activities
Age of Exploration Station Activities
Product Description
Bring the Age of Exploration to life with this set of 6 hands-on activities that include informational text for each topic.

Included in this set of activities:
- ship design
- the physics of ship building
- cartography
- creating an Astrolabe
- sailor's log
- and captain's plea for sponsorship.

We learn more through experience, and these activities give students the opportunity to experience aspects related to the ships of Age of Exploration.

See how I use station activities on the blog

This guide contains step-by-step guidelines, student handouts, materials list and informational texts, Use as part of your study of the Age of Discovery with other great activities such as an Age of Exploration simulation.

Also available as part of a Age of Exploration Teacher Resource Bundle

Included in this teacher's guide
- Suggested different uses for activities
- Informational texts for students for 6 activities
- Student handouts for 6 activities
- Complete materials list for each activity
- Additional resources related to the Age of Exploration

Skills Developed in this project:
-Students will integrate knowledge with visual information (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.7)
- Students will evaluate several pieces of information (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7)
- Students will read and comprehend of nonfiction (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.10)
- Students will write short narratives as a historical character. (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.3)

This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at docrunning@kulikuli.net. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.

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Coming soon…the Art of Fractals, the Age of Exploration simulations, a day with the Mayans, Quick and Easy Newspapers: War on Poverty and Women’s Suffrage,


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Total Pages
31 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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