GLOBAL 9, UNIT 6
THE PRE-COLUMBIAN ERA and the AGE OF EXPLORATION
- ACTIVITY 1 -- TEXT ANALYSIS: Students will read about Spain and Portugal in the Age of Exploration. Key terms that will be identified:
- MAGNETIC COMPASS
- VASCO DE GAMA
- BARTHOLOMEU DIAS
- TREATY OF TORDESILLAS
- LINE OF DEMARCATION
(Usually, I have them complete these terms for homework prior to the lesson).
- ACTIVITY 2 -- CRQ: Students will complete a CRQ in which they have to compare two documents about the Age of Exploration.
- ACTIVITY 3 -- GEOGRAPHICAL CONTEXT: Students will work together to analyze a map of South America and the distribution of the Spanish and Portuguese languages in colonies there.
- ACTIVITY 4 -- ASSESSMENT: Students should answer the AIM using the R.A.C.E.S. format (FREE Download Here).