This content rich activity is student centered and interactive! This Explorers reading stations activity set has 11 stations with close readings, map activities and primary sources. Students analyze the fascinating expeditions of key explorers including: Pizarro, Cortes, Columbus, Magellan, Cabot, Drake, Cartier, Cabral and Da Gama.
This exploration lesson plan comes with over 40 pages with tons of options for student driven instruction!!! One of the stations has students pin the explorers conquests on a giant iPhone and another has students pair up and map routes from verbal instruction!
Readings come with pictures and maps. Questions and interactive mini activities are on a separate worksheet for teacher choice.This activity also comes with a fold-able graphic organizer activity that is interactive and fun. Students summarize the reading with a #hashtag summary, identify the main idea with supporting facts, and draw pictures! Teacher instructions are included with 5 different activity ideas with the same Common Core readings.
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Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania, Conqustadore Lesson Plan, Exploration Lesson plan