MEDIEVAL EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY
This bundled product contains many activities and resources for your unit on Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery. What is the Age of Discovery? A clue: it is also called the Age of Exploration! The Age of Discovery began in the 15th century when many European explorers left their continent in search of new land. It was the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the Renaissance! This lesson discusses the events leading up to the age of discovery as well as some of the individuals that made it possible.
This bundle includes my three Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery:
• Medieval Careers: Explorers and the Age of Discovery ($5.00 value)
• Reading Comprehension Explorers and the Age of Discovery ($4.00 value)
• Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery Bingo – ($4.00 value)
Buy this bundle and get all three products for only $9.00
This product is perfect for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for CLOSE READING with any non-fiction graphic organizer. THIS LESSON INCLUDES READING PASSAGES, COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS, TEACHER’S KEY, CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES, BINGO CARDS AND CLUES, AND NON-FICTION GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS.
There are seven pages of informational text about the subject: Medieval Explorers. The passages cover the following topics:
• The Age of Discovery
• 15th Century Ships
• Life on the Ship
• Sights, Smells, and Tastes
• Marco Polo
• Prince Henry the Navigator
• Christopher Columbus
This Bundle also includes BINGO Cards and Clues:
BINGO is a fun way to review new concepts and vocabulary words. The words in this BINGO set relate to the topic and make the perfect review for the pages of informational text that are included in this product. Great for use by Substitute Teachers! This product is great for a large group, class or co-op.! It can be played in the traditional way where the instructor randomly chooses one of the cards and calls out the word. Or, to play as a review game, the instructor can read the clue that appears on the card below the BINGO word.
This product includes:
36 Unique Bingo Cards (18 pages with two cards per sheet)
The Caller’s Tracking Sheet
24 Calling Cards Containing Words and Clues
7 One-Page Passages of Informational Text
The Following Bingo Words are Included:
15th Century; Age of Exploration; Boatswain; Cape Bojador; Carrack and Caravel; Cartography; Christopher Columbus; Colonizing; Constantinople; East Indies; Green Sea of Darkness; Kublai Khan; Marco Polo; Navigators; Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria; Patron; Prince Henry; Rats, Cockroaches and Maggots; Riches and Uncharted Land; Salted Beef, Ale, Biscuits; Scurvy; Spain; Spices and Silk; The Silk Road
This BUNDLE includes the following CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
The Voyage of Christopher Columbus
Map Work – Where Have You Journeyed?
Make Ship Biscuits: Eat Like an Explorer!
Review Game – True/False
Simon Says: Learn to Read a Compass
Map Your Room
Celebrate the Renaissance! Ideas
I have also included five Non-Fiction Graphic Organizers.
Download the preview to get a feel for my writing style as well as the detailed description of the activities!
Grades 4-7 and Homeschool
(Note: The informational text also appears in my Medieval Careers Lesson Plan)
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Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Volume I
Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Volume 2
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Reading Passages and Bingo: Medieval Knights and Heraldry