Directions for students to create a timeline about the Age of Exploration leading into American history. The timeline covers explorers like Dias, da Gama, Columbus, Cortes, Pizarro and Champlain.
- a student worksheet for students to complete
- teacher answer key
The student worksheet has content about the Age of Exploration from 1400 - 1650 included on it.
The handout can be used without any preparation.
This handout gives students directions to create and correctly label a timeline based on explorers. Then students are asked questions based off of the information on the timeline. Therefore, students must interpret the information on the timeline. Included is a completed timeline and answers to the interpretation questions.
There are more timelines from Erin Keith.