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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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Edexcel GCSE Early Elizabethan England Complete Unit of Work

Edexcel GCSE Early Elizabethan England Complete Unit of Work

Everything needed to successfully teach the early Elizabethan England course, This bundle includes 19 enquiry based lessons. Each lesson includes a powerpoint presentation with a step by step guide and activities, high quality worksheets, engaging activities, exam questions and support material.
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Edexcel GCSE Early Elizabethan England Unit 3

Edexcel GCSE Early Elizabethan England Unit 3

Everything needed to teach the final unit of the Early Elizabethan England Unit 3. If you are familiar with our lessons you will know that each enquiry includes high-quality resources, exam style questions and tips, differentiated activities and clear step by step instructions. No textbook required.
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Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Early Elizabethan England : Lesson 18 Why did attempts to colonise Virginia fail?

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Early Elizabethan England : Lesson 18 Why did attempts to colonise Virginia fail?

Students learn about the two failed attempts to colonise Virginia. They analyse the decisions made on each voyage and critics these before creating a guide book for people wanting to undertake a successful voyage to the New World. This sets them to answer the lesson's question (a 16 mark exam question). There is also a homework activity. As always there are step by step instruction, high-quality differentiated resources and exam support. This lesson concludes the Unit of Work. I'll be uploading exam support material during the Christmas holiday so keep your eyes on my page for details.
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Early Elizabethan England 1558 - 1588 and Medicine Through Time 50AD - present: REVISION

Early Elizabethan England 1558 - 1588 and Medicine Through Time 50AD - present: REVISION

These two documents are to support students revision of Paper 1: Medicine in Britain 50AD - present day (with the historic environment) and Paper 2: Early Elizabethan England 1558 - 1588 offered on the Edexcel 9-1 specification. The aim is that students are set a revision activity each day throughout the summer (or any school holiday as it's very easy to adapt) so that they are constantly preparing themselves for the exams. The calendar provides students with days where they can have a break.
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9. Imperial Policy

9. Imperial Policy

Looking at the different Methods the Spanish used to control and consolidate their rule in the Caribbean including the Law of Burgos. At the end the pupils perform a debate about the impact of the Laws.
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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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