The Explorers: An Age of Exploration Mini-Unit including 12 centers

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No prep needed! Appropriate for grades 4-8. Very easily adaptable! This mini-unit on early explorers contains everything that you need, including three days worth of centers! See below for details of packet:

1. KWL Chart
2. Space Exploration Anticipatory Set (makes learning about the explorers from hundreds of years ago relevant!)
3. Fishbowl discussion questions
4. "First European Explorers" reading (Vikings)
5. Comprehension Questions
6. 2-3-1 assessment
7. Age of Exploration Reading
8. "Explorers Wanted!" poster mini-project
9. Twelve Centers (three days worth) including guiding questions that students use as the move around to the centers. Reading cards for the following explorers: Prince Henry the Navigator, Bartolomeu Dias, Columbus, John Cabot, Vasco de Gama, Amerigo Vespucci, Ponce de Leon, Balboa, La Salle, Coronado, Champlain, and Magellan.
10. Bumper Sticker activity for centers
11. Journal entry assessment for centers
12. 3-2-1 assessment for centers
13. Act it out! Students work in groups to come up with an argument to convince King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella for money to sail

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34
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The Explorers: An Age of Exploration Mini-Unit including 1
The Explorers: An Age of Exploration Mini-Unit including 1
The Explorers: An Age of Exploration Mini-Unit including 1