Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity

Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity
Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity
Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity
Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity
Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity
Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity
Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity
Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity
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Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity

Are you looking for an engaging activity on the Columbian Exchange Trade Route?

Allow students to travel from Europe to Africa to the Americas as they draw items from each location that were traded on the Columbian Exchange Trade Route during the Age of Exploration.

Set up in your classroom as centers or move location materials in a folder for student groups to analyze at their desks.

Items can be printed on card stock, laminated, and can be placed in containers for students to draw out and add to their handout as they visit each location.

Student handout and trade item cards included as well as maps for each location and review questions from the Age of Exploration. Full color pictures.

Review presentation is also included to assist in beginning and going over the activity for correct information.


Location Card for Each Location

Reading on Each Location

Map of Each Location

Guiding Questions for Each Location

Draw Cards for Items Traded at Each Location

Student Handouts

Wrap-up Slides for Overview Presentation

Discussion Reading & Points

Exit Prompt

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Or find all the basics in myAge of Exploration Complete Unit.

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Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
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39 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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