Mini Unit on who the real Christopher Columbus was. Includes primary and secondary source activities from Columbus's diary and an article about his treatment of the natives. Also includes graphic organizers, a writing prompt and the essential
Research Paper Rubric that evaluates student performance in content, research, thesis statement, organization, citations, mechanics, and paper requirements.
Categories are seperated as Above Standards, Meets Standards, Approaches Standards, and
Mini project where students will create an advertisement encouraging people to move to their city state. Allows students to show what they learned about city-states and Mesopotamia. Could be used for any civilization or city-state. Fun activity