EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY - Reading Passages and Enrichment Activities

EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY - Reading Passages and Enrichment Activities
EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY - Reading Passages and Enrichment Activities
EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY - Reading Passages and Enrichment Activities
EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY - Reading Passages and Enrichment Activities
EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY - Reading Passages and Enrichment Activities
EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY - Reading Passages and Enrichment Activities
EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY - Reading Passages and Enrichment Activities
EXPLORERS AND THE AGE OF DISCOVERY - Reading Passages and Enrichment Activities
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  1. 42 Reading passages cover Medieval Alchemists; Architects and Engineers; Castles and Cathedrals; Embroiderers and Census-Takers (William the Conqueror, Bayeux Tapestry and Domesday Book); Scribes and the Magna Carta; Monks, Nuns, and Almoners; Pilgrims and the Canterbury Tales; Explorers and the Age
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Product Description

7 Reading passages cover Explorers and the Age of Discovery, 15th Century Ships, Life on the Ship, Marco Polo, Prince Henry the Navigator, Christopher Columbus, and more. Classroom and enrichment activities keep students engaged as they learn. Great for use by substitute teachers, or for homeschooling or co-ops!

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!

INCLUDES:

  • 7 Reading Passages
  • Classroom and Enrichment Activities
  • Review Worksheet
  • Teacher's Key
  • 2 Graphic Organizers

READING PASSAGES:

7 one-page reading 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

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES:

This product includes the following classroom activities:

  • Job Application
  • The Voyage of Christopher Columbus
  • Map Work – Where Have You Journeyed?
  • Make Ship Biscuits: Eat Like an Explorer!
  • Review Worksheet and Teacher’s Key
  • Review Game – True/False
  • Simon Says: Learn to Read a Compass
  • Map Your Room
  • Celebrate the Renaissance! Ideas
  • 2 Graphic Organizers

AVOID DUPLICATE PURCHASE! If you have previously purchased BUNDLE: Reading Comprehension - Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery or Reading Passages and Bingo - Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery, then you already own the reading passages found in this product. Additionally, this entire product is included in the following bundled products: Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Bundle 2 and Bundle: Medieval Explorers and the Age of Discovery

CHECK OUT MY OTHER MEDIEVAL CAREER PRODUCTS!

Bundled Medieval Career Lesson Plans:

Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Bundle I

Individual Medieval Careers Lesson Plans:

Medieval Careers: Religious Jobs - Monks, Nuns and Almoners

Medieval Careers: Scribes, Illuminators and the Magna Carta

Medieval Careers: Pilgrims and the Canterbury Tales

Medieval Careers: Embroiderers, Bayeux Tapestry and William the Conqueror

Medieval Careers: Barber, Apothecary and the Plague Doctor

Medieval Careers: Architects and Engineers - Castles, Cathedrals and Siege Engines

Medieval Careers:Kings, Queens and the Feudal System

Medieval Careers: Astrologers and Astronomers

Medieval Reading Passages and Bingo:

Reading Passages and Bingo: Medieval Architects, Castles and Cathedrals

Reading Passages and Bingo: Medieval Knights and Heraldry

Reading Passages and Bingo: Kings, Queens and the Feudal System

Medieval Careers: Explorers and the Age of Discovery by Sarah Peterson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Based on a work at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Sarah-Peterson-9450.

Total Pages
26 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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