This content-rich activity is student-centered and interactive! This Explorers reading stations activity set has 11 stations with close readings, map activities, and primary sources. Students analyze the fascinating expeditions of key explorers including: Pizarro, Cortes, Columbus, Magellan, Cabot, Drake, Cartier, Cabral and Da Gama.
This exploration lesson plan comes with over 40 pages with tons of options for student-driven instruction!!! One of the stations has students pin the explorers' conquests on a giant iPhone and another has students pair up and map routes from verbal instruction!
Readings come with pictures and maps. Questions and interactive mini activities are on a separate worksheet for teacher choice.This activity also comes with a fold-able graphic organizer activity that is interactive and fun. Students summarize the reading with a #hashtag summary, identify the main idea with supporting facts, and draw pictures! Teacher instructions are included with 5 different activity ideas with the same Common Core readings.
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Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania, Conqustadore Lesson Plan, Exploration Lesson plan