Interactive Notebook for the Age of Exploration & Discovery ~ Common Core 5-9

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5th - 9th
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This resource for Age of Exploration & Discovery is ideal for 5th – 9th grades. This is NOT simply a product full of templates and organizers. You will find that all of the lessons and pages in my notebooks are truly interactive, not just worksheets to color and glue into notebooks.

Each of the 13 lessons plus 2 bonus lesson (and over 150 pages!) includes photos of the finished product, teacher’s notes, detailed teacher’s instructions, and student pages. You will find that all of the information needed to begin teaching these concepts is in here. This is NOT simply a product full of templates and organizers that require hours of research and prep time - I have included all of that information for you! I have also included many differentiated versions of each lesson to help you meet the needs of all your students from challenge to at risk.

In the preview you file, you will also find a table of contents and several sample pages of a lesson.

Here is what’s included:

Lesson 01 - Vocabulary

Lesson 02 – Geography Challenge

Lesson 03 – What is the Age of Exploration?

Lesson 04 – Nautical Technology & Life at Sea

Lesson 05 – The Portuguese Explorers

Lesson 06 – The Spanish Explorers (Conquistadors)

Lesson 07 – The French & Dutch Explorers

Lesson 08 – The English Explorers

Lesson 09 – The Columbian Exchange

Lesson 10 – Triangle Trade

Lesson 11 – The Encomienda System

Lesson 12 – The Colonization of the Americas

Lesson 13 – Effects of Exploration & Discovery

Bonus Lesson 01 – Explorers Scavenger Hunt Performance Task

Bonus Lesson 02 – Explorers Picnic Culminating Event

Everything that you see in the preview thumbnail pictures is included in this notebook, ready to teach in your classroom right away. Also, included in this purchase will be a link to a Google Slides page extracts of the student handouts. These pages are not intended as a true digital notebook, but may be helpful if you need to post them in your Google Classroom for student access. If you need a digital interactive notebook, I am presently working on resources for all of my units.

As always, if you have any questions about this product or using this product, I am continuously seeking to improve the quality of my materials. Every effort has been made to make this unit error free. Should you find any errors, please contact me. I will ensure that you receive a corrected copy. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

Check back soon! I will be offering more interactive notebooks & PowerPoint Companion resources.

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Key Words: Age of Exploration, Age of Discovery, European History, World History, Explorers, Marco Polo, Prince Henry the Navigator, Vasco de Gama, Bartholomeu Dias, Amerigo Vespucci, Pedro Cabral, Conquistadors, Ferdinand Magellan, Christopher Columbus, Hernan Cortez, Hernando Cortez, Francisco Coronado, Francisco Pizarro, Hernando de Soto, Juan Ponce de Leon, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, King Ferdinand II, Queen Isabella, Atahualpa, King Charles V, Bartolome de Las Casas, King Philip II, King Montezuma, Montezuma II, Jacques Cartier, Samuel Champlain, Rene-Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle, Giovanni Verrazano, John White, John Cabot, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, Captain John Smith

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