This is the resource you have been waiting for to help set the stage on the Age of Exploration!
Students can take a walking tour or gallery walk around your classroom to visit centers on Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas at the time of the Age of Exploration.
Topics covered include:
Status of the Region at the beginning of the Age of Exploration
The Regions View of the Rest of the World
The People of the Region
The Business of the Region
Student handouts are included and spiral format discussion questions are added for each location to encourage student collaboration.
Wrap up prompts are an added bonus, helping students to process the content from the activity and allowing teachers an easy assessment tool for student comprehension.
This is designed as an interactive lesson where students move around the classroom to collect information as they discuss topics on the various regions. Teaching suggestions and directions for setting up the lesson are included.
Please open the PREVIEW to see this entire resource.
Need additional resources for your Exploration Unit? This resource and all of the following resources are included in the Age of Exploration Complete 15 Day Unit:
Age of Exploration Unit Plan with Bellringers, Daily Activities, and Exit Prompts (PREVIEW)
Age of Exploration Introduction & Sunken Ship Activity
Walking Tour of the Age of Exploration World Activity
Explorers Internet Reliability Research Activity
Age of Exploration Famous Explorers Newscasts Research Activity
Columbian Exchange Trade Route Activity
Christopher Columbus' Journal Primary Source Analysis Activity
Age of Exploration Document Based Question (DBQ) Activity
Age of Exploration Illustrated Timeline Activity
Age of Exploration Study Guide and Unit Test w/ Answer Key
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