• Exploration – Unit 3

     

    Day 1: Thursday (10/14/21)

    Activities:

    1. Bell Work: Space Exploration Mission PPR
    2. Watch the video from CNN (7 Min.) and from Elon Musk (3 Min.)  on Space Exploration

    https://www.cnn.com/videos/cnn10/2019/10/01/ten-1002.cnn

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSv0Y7qrzQM

    1. Read together: “Introduction: The Age of Discovery”
    • Answer the questions on the handout.

     

    HW: Hand out the Exploration Reading Packet

             Read Ch. #3, Sec. #1 and answer the questions / Due Monday

           

    Day 2: Friday (10/15/21) 

    Activities:

    1. Introduce the Explorer Webquest Activity

    HW: Read Ch. #3, Sec. #1 and answer the questions in the packet.

     

    Day 3: Monday (10/18/21)

    Activities:

    1. CNN Student News 
    2. What do people today do to satisfy their sense of adventure? 
    3. “Europeans Explore the East” PowerPoint 

    HW: Read Ch. #4, Sec. #1 and answer the questions in the packet / Due Wednesday

     

    Day 4: Tuesday (10/19/21)

    Activities:

    1.  How have you experienced Spanish influence in the U. S. or in North America? (5 Min)
    2. Read the Intro to Ch. 4, Sec. #1 (Spain Builds an Empire)
    3. Watch  “Mankind: The Story of Us; A New World”

    HW: Read Ch. #4, Sec. #1 and answer the questions in the packet / Due Wednesday

     

    Day 5: Wednesday (10/20/21

    Activities:

    1. Watch the EdPuzzle Video on “Columbus and the Tiano”
    • Answer the questions together as a class.
    1. Intro reading on Christopher Columbus 
    • Complete T-Chart on positives and negatives
    1. Christopher Columbus PPT Activity
    • Intro paragraph reading on Columbus Day
    • Discussion Technique Slide
    • Watch the 3 videos / Complete T-Chart
    • Students will write their response and reply to two of their classmates’s responses. They must find one they agree with and one they do not agree with.

    HW: Read Ch. 4, Sec 3 and 4 and answer guided reading questions due Friday



    Day 6: Thursday (10/21/21)

    Activities:

    1. Go over PPT responses from Columbus discussion
    2. Spain Builds Empire PPT

    HW: Read Ch. 4, Sec 3 and 4 and answer guided reading questions due tomorrow



    Day 7: Friday (10/22/21)

    Activities:

    1. Watch “Amistad” scene
    2. Complete the PPT on the Atlantic Slave Trade and the Columbian Exchange

    HW: Read Ch. 4, Sec. #2 and complete the W.S.



    Day 8: Monday (10/25/21)

    Activities:

    1. “English Arrive in North America” PPT
    2. Work time to complete any missing assignments

    HW: Study for the Unit 4 Exploration Quiz

     

    Day 9: Tuesday (10/26/21)

    Activities:

    1. Play Kahoot to review for the Exploration Quiz

    HW: Study for the Exploration Quiz / Study Guide is due tomorrow.

     

    Day 10: Wednesday (10/27/21)

    Activities:

    1. Take the Exploration Quiz

    HW: None