Great Explorers during the Age of Exploration
Activity: The Great Explorers Play
FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM
Included in this resource:
• Title page
• Classroom Bill: Great Explorers
• Great Explorers Play Cast of Characters
• Character lines
• Applying what I learned/Closing/Summary/Higher Order Thinking Writing assignment
Students will become great explorers! After acting out/reading the play in class, students will be responsible for a task assignment. Using the information from the unit and from the play, they will decide who is the most important explorer from the cast by writing a paragraph arguing and defending their decision.
Cast of Characters/Explorers include:
• Student at Extra Help
• Viking Explorers: Leif Erickson
• Portuguese Explorers: Bartholomeu Diaz, Vasco de Gama, Pedro Cabral
• Spanish Explorers: Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Hernando Cortez, Ferdinand Magellan, Francisco Pizarro
• French Explorers: Giovanni de Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, Jacques Marquette & Louis Joliet, Robert de la Salle
• English Explorers: Martin Frobisher, Sir Francis Drake, Henry Hudson
I hope that you and the students enjoy the show !! :)
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Great Explorers Play ASSL
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Black Tie Papers by Liz O
Clip Art by Kerri Webb
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