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These 24 Social Studies task cards ask students to recall important information about European explorers and apply their knowledge by answering higher-order thinking questions. Students must answer all questions in short answer form to increase rigor. Cards #1-18 are short answer questions with a mix of simple comprehension questions to evaluative questions. Question #19-24 are additional engaging tasks in which students can show their knowledge of the exploration unit. Answer sheet and answer key included.
-Caravel, compass, astrolabe
-Reasons for exploration
-Prince Henry the Navigator
-Columbus, Magellan, Ponce de Leon, Hudson, Cartier