The Exploration of America Research Brochure - this project fits on ONE PAGE! Perfect if you need to cover this time period, but need a condensed lesson unit! Use this as a guide for your own lesson or as an independent Internet research project.
FIND THIS RESOURCE IN THE FOLLOWING $$$ SAVING BUNDLES:
BUNDLE OF 48 WORLD AND AMERICAN HISTORY RESEARCH BROCHURES
BUNDLE OF 21 AMERICAN HISTORY RESEARCH BROCHURES
This resource has been developed as a crossover lesson of language arts and social studies. History teachers will find this very useful in incorporating writing across the curriculum! English teachers will find this as a fun way to add relevant history to lessons on research methods. Your students will find information on important places, people, and terms - all the highlights that you want them to walk away with.
EACH MINI-PROJECT INCLUDES AN INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK POCKET AND RESEARCH RECORDING PAGE.
Land of the Flowers
The New World
North American Fur Trade
The Northwest Passage
The Spanish Armada
Castillo de San Marcos
Barter and Trade
Samuel de Champlain
EXTEND THE LESSON: Find YouTube videos for each of the vocabulary terms and historical figures.
This project can be completed in a few different ways. You can provide your students with the information to fill out their brochures, or have them find the information through Internet research. If your students are inexperienced with Internet research, guide them through the process by projecting a search that you lead.
You'll find this unit to be so straight-forward that you may even want to leave it in your sub folder!
MORE AMERICAN HISTORY MINI PROJECTS:
NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES
THE FIRST AMERICANS
THE EXPLORATION OF AMERICA
THE FEDERALIST YEARS
THE WAR OF 1812
THE AGE OF REFORM
SLAVERY IN AMERICA
THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
THE WILD WEST
THE PROGRESSIVE ERA
THE GREAT DEPRESSION
THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA
THE VIETNAM WAR
THE BILL OF RIGHTS
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