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Age of Exploration Snapshot Foldable Activity

Age of Exploration Snapshot Foldable Activity

Age of Exploration Snapshot Foldable Activity FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Cover Page • Age of Exploration Snapshot Foldable Task Sheet and Reminders for students • Foldable template • Age of Exploration Snapshot Foldable Rubric • Directions for teacher (to give to your students) with images The completed foldable images (to show you what the end result should be) Do your students LOVE the app Snapchat?? This popular foldable/project is a great way for them to create "snapshots" of the Age of Exploration! Students will create a collection of snapshots from the study of the Age of Exploration. The snapshot foldable booklet will include: • Title and illustration on the cover • Three “snapshots” that must include COLORED ILLUSTRATIONS exemplifying three details of the Age of Exploration • Students will write a paragraph (at least 5 sentences) next to/under each image explaining the details about your choice • Illustration on the back page of your booklet that exemplifies the Age of Exploration This foldable project can be given as in an in-class assignment/assessment or a homework assignment. It is up to teacher's discretion. ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Age of Exploration Snapshot Activity ASSL Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Great Explorers Play Age of Exploration

Great Explorers Play Age of Exploration

Great Explorers during the Age of Exploration Activity: The Great Explorers Play FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Classroom Bill: Great Explorers • Great Explorers Play Cast of Characters • Character lines • Applying what I learned/Closing/Summary/Higher Order Thinking Writing assignment Students will become great explorers! After acting out/reading the play in class, students will be responsible for a task assignment. Using the information from the unit and from the play, they will decide who is the most important explorer from the cast by writing a paragraph arguing and defending their decision. Cast of Characters/Explorers include: • Teacher • Student at Extra Help • Viking Explorers: Leif Erickson • Portuguese Explorers: Bartholomeu Diaz, Vasco de Gama, Pedro Cabral • Spanish Explorers: Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Hernando Cortez, Ferdinand Magellan, Francisco Pizarro • French Explorers: Giovanni de Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, Jacques Marquette & Louis Joliet, Robert de la Salle • English Explorers: Martin Frobisher, Sir Francis Drake, Henry Hudson I hope that you and the students enjoy the show !! :) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Great Explorers Play ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Black Tie Papers by Liz O KG Fonts Clip Art by Kerri Webb Rainbow Tag by Ashley Hughes © 2012A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Age of Exploration Unit Test

Age of Exploration Unit Test

Age of Exploration Unit Formal Assessment for A Social Studies Life's Age of Exploration Unit FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Multiple Choice questions • Constructed Response questions • Answer Key for teachers ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Age of Exploration Unit Assessment ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Age of Exploration Review

Age of Exploration Review

Age of Exploration Review for A Social Studies Life's Age of Exploration Unit Included in this resource: • Introduction to Exploration; Columbus; Mercantilism; Middle Passage; Triangular Trade; Advances in Technology; Reasons for Settlement in the New World review graphic organizer ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Age of Exploration Review ASSL/a> •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! KG Fonts © 2012 For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Slavery in the Americas during the Age of Exploration

Slavery in the Americas during the Age of Exploration

Slavery during the Age of Exploration Aim: How did slavery grow in the Americas and what was its impact? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation questions based on map • A Slave's Voyage reading passage with images • The Middle Passage primary source document with scaffolding questions • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will study and analyze the growth of slavery in the Americas: importation of slaves; Middle Passage, Triangular Trade, primary source account; classroom simulation Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; writing/discussion based on argument Differentiation: questions are scaffolded; cooperative (students can work with a partner for reading and questions based upon teacher's discretion); simulation/role-playing ★★ NOTE: Included with this product is a photograph of the "ship" I create in my classroom. To understand thoroughly what it was like to be transported on a slave-trade ship, I have about 12 students sit crowded into that area of the floor in the classroom. I then have them link arms to simulate the cramped quarters of the ship. They stay in the "ship" for about 5 minutes and they begin to very much understand the close quartered conditions ! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Growth of Slavery in the Americas ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Paper by Christi Fultz and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Age of Exploration Technology

Age of Exploration Technology

Technology during the Age of Exploration Technological Advances during the Age of Exploration Aim: How did new technologies impact exploration? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • Technological Advances Graphic Organizer • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research and analyze the technological advances made during the age of exploration: printing press, navigational schools, astrolabe, magnetic compass, maps, caravels Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; writing/discussion based on argument Differentiation: graphic organizer; cooperative (students can work with a partner for graphic organizer based upon teacher's discretion) ★★ NOTE: When executing this lesson, I either have the students research these technologies in the computer lab, or using our class-set of textbooks. Whatever works for you! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Exploration Technology ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Paper by Erin Cobb and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts Clip art by Kerri Webb © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Mercantilism Age of Exploration

Mercantilism Age of Exploration

Mercantilism during the Age of Exploration Aim: Why was mercantilism so important to European countries and their colonies in the New World? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • Mercantilism reading passage with scaffolding questions • All-About Mercantilism Graphic Organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking questions • Answer Key for Teachers Students will study and analyze the economic system of mercantilism and why it was important to European nations and their colonies Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; writing/discussion based on argument Differentiation: graphic organizer; cooperative (students can work with a partner for reading and questions based upon teacher's discretion) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Mercantilism ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Paper by Erin Cobb and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Christopher Columbus - Hero or Villain? Students Debate!

Christopher Columbus - Hero or Villain? Students Debate!

Christopher Columbus: A Hero or a Villain? Aim: How can Christopher Columbus be viewed as a hero? How can he be viewed as a villain? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • Christopher Columbus Hero/Villain reading passage with positive/negatives graphic organizer • Debate Worksheet: Students will be placed into debate groups upon teacher's discretion; will gather information based on their side's argument - Evidence worksheet included • Application/Closing Questions Students will analyze and evaluate the effect Christopher Columbus had on the world and if he should be considered a hero or a villain Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary; writing/discussion based on argument Differentiation: graphic organizer; cooperative (students will be placed into debate groups based upon teacher's discretion) ★★ NOTE: When I execute this lesson, I usually split it up into two days: Day One giving the students time to create their arguments in groups, and Day Two allowing them to argue each side with closing arguments and submitting their application questions answers ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Christopher Columbus ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Christopher Columbus Original Illustrations/Clip Art by Kerri Webb {GET IT HERE!} Application tag by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts and Kevin/Amanda Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Columbian Exchange

Columbian Exchange

The Columbian Exchange Aim: How did Christopher Columbus' voyage affect the world? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • The Columbian Exchange reading passage with scaffolding questions • Positive/Negative Effects graphic organizer • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research the transfer of goods, plants, animals, ideas, and disease and they affect had on the New and Old Worlds Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: questions are scaffolded; graphic organizer; cooperative (questions can be collaborative based upon teacher's discretion) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Columbian Exchange ASSL •• Original Illustrations/Clip Art by Kerri Webb Fonts by Kimberly Geswein and Kevin&Amanda © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Spanish Exploration Age of Exploration

Spanish Exploration Age of Exploration

Spanish Exploration during the Age of Exploration Aim: What were the motivations of Spanish exploration? Were these goals successful? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Spanish Exploration Lesson Plan • Spanish Exploration colorful leveled documents with scaffolding questions; includes primary source documents • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking question Students will research the goals of Spanish exploration: where the Spanish conquistadors went; God, Gold, & Glory motivations; three specific Spanish explorers: Columbus, Cortes, Pizarro; treatment of Native Americans; impact of Spanish exploration Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: scaffolded questions based on documents, cooperative (may work in collaborative groups according to teacher's discretion; document pass only works in 5 groups) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Spanish Exploration ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Paper by Lovin Lit and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts Spanish Flag clip art by Kerri Webb © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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New France, New Spain, New Netherlands

New France, New Spain, New Netherlands

New France, New Spain, New Netherlands Aim: Why did European countries set up settlements in the Americas and how did they live? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered question • Jigsaw Activity: Students are responsible for completing their own section of the graphic organizer and then they share that information with their assigned classmates ◦ Example: Student A completes New Spain, Student B completes New France, Student C completes New Netherlands; they then work together to complete the entire graphic organizer sharing their assigned parts with each other • Application/Closing/Higher Order Thinking question • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research: the reasons for exploration for European countries, motivations and settlement of New Spain, New France, and New Netherlands Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: graphic organizer; cooperative (partners/groups are assigned based on teacher's discretion) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! New Settlements ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Erin Cobb and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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Vikings

Vikings

Vikings during the Age of Exploration Aim: Who were the first Europeans to explore America? FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Do Now/Motivation student-centered map with scaffolding questions • Viking Voyagers reading passage with scaffolding questions • Viking Map with scaffolding questions • Application/Closing/Higher Order thinking Question(s) • Answer Key for Teachers Students will research: the background of the Vikings; route to the Americas; Leif Ericson; Viking settlement; Viking map Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary Differentiation: scaffolded questions based on reading passages, cooperative (may work in collaborative groups or with partners according to teacher's discretion) ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Vikings ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Digital Papers by Erin Cobb and Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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