|Subject Area||US History|
|Unit of Instruction||Age of Discovery|
SS.8.A.2.1 Compare the relationships among the British, French, Spanish, and Dutch in their struggle for colonization of North America.
SS.8.A.1.5 Identify, within both primary and secondary sources, the author, audience, format, and purpose of significant historical documents.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will read primary sources and have Socratic Seminar about Christopher Columbus
Reading, notation and discussion of French and Dutch colonies using the textbook
Students will pick a real-life explorer and create a resume based on them and apply for a position as an explorer. They will then evaluate other resumes and decide who to hire.
Columbus in-class discussion