|Subject Area||US History|
|Unit of Instruction||Age of Discovery|
SS.8.A.2.5 Discuss the impact of colonial settlement on Native American populations.
SS.8.E.3.1 Evaluate domestic and international interdependence.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Primary and Secondary Sources – Chart and discuss what they are, how to use them and the advantages/disadvantages of both. Whole brain teaching for vocab included.
Lunchroom Fight – Students work as a group to evaluate and categorize different documents. They then use those documents to analyze what they think happened.
KWL Chart for the Age of Discovery
Vocabulary Cards and WBT for Age of Discovery
Make vocab cards that include the word, definition, a sentence and picture.
Print and complete the Atlantic Map, label and color with a key. Keep in your binder. Atlantic Ocean Map
Reasons for Exploration Documents – Students work together to observe, infer from and make questions about sources on exploration. They then identify the theme of their sources.
Notes on the Reasons for Exploration
Reasons for Exploration Skit –
Skit will be continued on Monday/Tuesday.
Use this worksheet to analyze the documents: GGGWS
Notes in class – Relevant slides for the day 16-19
You have been hired as a team by a major TV network to promote their mini-series “Explorers!” about those who first explored the Americas in the 1500’s. As part of the promotion, you are to make a commercial covering the reasons for exploration. The specifications they have given you are:
You may either write the script (or even perform via recording) a skit OR a poster that includes the needed information and promotes the new show.
DUE NEXT TUESDAY
Lunchroom Fight WS
Vocabulary for the week
´Primary Source – a source from someone who was at the event being studied
´Secondary Source- a source created after the event by someone who was not there
5 Ws- Who created it? Why was it created? When was it created? Where was it created? What is it about?
´Conquistador – Spanish Explorer
´Columbian Exchange –the exchange of people, plants, animals, ideas and diseases between the old and new world
´Immunity – resistance to disease