This file contains 2 Exploration and Mission Life (in Texas) activities that have literacy skills integrated in them. These activities follow along with the Exploration and Mission Life unit. The activities cover persuasive writing and media literacy. The content reviewed in these activities are explorers and their reasons for exploration as well as mission life.
Activity 1 - Students will brainstorm reasons why explorers wanted to find new land. They will use these reasons to write a letter to their King asking permission to set sail on an exploration voyage.
Activity 2 – Students will plan and create an advertisement aimed at selling mission life to local Native Americans.