Walking Tour of the Age of Exploration World to Visit Europe Asia Africa America

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6th - 12th, Homeschool
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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.

Content Topics Covered

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

Individual Empires

About this Resource

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.

Related Resources

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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Total Pages
36 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).
Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.


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