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Medieval Careers - Explorers and the Age of Discovery

Medieval Careers - Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Medieval Careers - Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Medieval Careers - Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Medieval Careers - Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Medieval Careers - Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Medieval Careers - Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Medieval Careers - Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Medieval Careers - Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Product Description
This product contains 7 one-page reading passages covering Explorers and the Age of Discovery, life on the ship, Marco Polo, Prince Henry the Navigator, and Christopher Columbus. Activities, review game, worksheet and teacher’s key are all included. This product is also perfect for substitute teachers, enrichment learning, homeschool or co-ops! The reading passages are great for close reading with any non-fiction graphic organizer (not included).

What is the Age of Discovery? A clue: it is also called the Age of Exploration! The Age of Discovery began in the 15th century when many European explorers left their continent in search of new land. It was the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the Renaissance!

This is one lesson in a series of “Medieval Career Lesson Plans.”

Reading Passages:
7 one-page reading passages covering the following topics:
• The Age of Discovery
• 15th Century Ships
• Life on the Ship
• Sights, Smells, and Tastes
• Marco Polo
• Prince Henry the Navigator
• Christopher Columbus

Activities:
This product includes the following classroom activities:
 Job Application
 The Voyage of Christopher Columbus
 Map Work – Where Have You Journeyed?
 Make Ship Biscuits: Eat Like an Explorer!
 Review Worksheet and Teacher’s Key
 Review Game – True/False
 Simon Says: Learn to Read a Compass
 Map Your Room
 Celebrate the Renaissance! Ideas


CHECK OUT MY OTHER PRODUCTS!

Bundled Medieval Career Lesson Plans:
Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Volume I
Medieval Careers in Medieval Times Volume 2

Individual Medieval Careers Lesson Plans:
Medieval Careers: Religious Jobs - Monks, Nuns and Almoners
Medieval Careers: Scribes, Illuminators and the Magna Carta
Medieval Careers: Pilgrims and the Canterbury Tales
Medieval Careers: Explorers and the Age of Discovery
Medieval Careers: Embroiderers, Bayeux Tapestry and William the Conqueror
Medieval Careers: Barber, Apothecary and the Plague Doctor
Medieval Careers: Architects and Engineers - Castles, Cathedrals and Siege Engines
Medieval Careers:Kings, Queens and the Feudal System
Medieval Careers: Astrologers and Astronomers

Medieval Reading Passages and Bingo:
Reading Passages and Bingo: Medieval Architects, Castles and Cathedrals
Reading Passages and Bingo: Medieval Knights and Heraldry
Reading Passages and Bingo: Kings, Queens and the Feudal System


Medieval Careers: Explorers and the Age of Discovery by Sarah Peterson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Sarah-Peterson-9450.
Total Pages
21 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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