New Settlements in the Americas: New France, New Spain, New Netherlands
New France, New Spain, New Netherlands
Aim: Why did European countries set up settlements in the Americas and how did they live?
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Included in this packet:
• Title page
• Do Now/Motivation student-centered question
• Jigsaw Activity: Students are responsible for completing their own section of the graphic organizer and then they share that information with their assigned classmates
◦ Example: Student A completes New Spain, Student B completes New France, Student C completes New Netherlands; they then work together to complete the entire graphic organizer sharing their assigned parts with each other
• Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking question
• Answer Key for Teachers
Students will research: the reasons for exploration for European countries, motivations and settlement of New Spain, New France, and New Netherlands
Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary
Differentiation: graphic organizer; cooperative (partners/groups are assigned based on teacher's discretion)
Digital Papers by Erin Cobb and Ashley Hughes
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