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 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
Wrap-up Slides for Overview Presentation
Discussion Reading & Points
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Need additional resources for your Exploration Unit? Take a look at these:
• Age of Exploration Complete 15 Day Unit for World History or Euro
• Age of Exploration Document Based Question Activity DBQ FRQ Lesson
• Age of Exploration Illustrated Timeline Review Activity
• Age of Exploration Introduction Notes w/Sunken Ship Activity & Pair & Share
• Age of Exploration Over 400 Years Lecture Notes
• Famous Explorers of the Age of Exploration Newcasts Activity
• Walking Tour of the Age of Exploration World to Visit Europe Asia Africa America
• World History Ethnocentrism Age of Exploration Journal Assignment
Or find all the basics in my Age of Exploration Complete Unit.
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