This 39-page file is a presentation about the reasons for exploration and settlement of North America and the impact of European contact on Native American cultures (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS8H1b and SS8H1c). The presentation includes notes and images related to this standard. There are also several printables and foldables included that are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~European Exploration and Settlement CLOZE notes and Key – slides 3-7
~European Exploration and Settlement Notes (dates, facts, images, etc.) – slides 8-31
~Citation for Injustice printable – slides 32-33
~Explorer Job Application activity – slides 34-35
~Extra! Extra! Newspaper Article activity – slides 36-37
~“Pick Your Brain” Ticket Out the Door – slides 38-39
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 8th grade Social Studies:
SS8H1 The student will evaluate the development of Native American cultures and the impact of European exploration and settlement on the Native American cultures in Georgia.
b. Evaluate the impact of European contact on Native American cultures; include Spanish missions along the barrier islands, and the explorations of Hernando De Soto.
c. Explain reasons for European exploration and settlement of North America, with emphasis on the interests of the French, Spanish, and British in the southeastern area.
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Georgia Studies Bundle 1
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