Unit 1: Exploration Real & Imagined

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Title
(i.e. Exploration Travelogue)
Description
(i.e. An Eyewitness unit plan dealing with traveling with the European explorers)
File/Link
(pdf and .doc files preferred!)
Posted by
(i.e. Tara)
Waldseemüller’s Map: World 1507
Scroll down to materials and there are two links (part 1 & 2) to print out all the map pages.
Print all pages of the map
De Ann Moore
French and Indian War
Map of Ft. Vause
Ft_Vause_Map.jpg
De Ann Moore
French and Indian War
Placard and map
Smith, John Ft. Vause photos.doc
De Ann Moore
Molly Bannaky
Anticipation Guide
Anticipation Guide
De Ann Moore
European Exploration DBQ
A Document-Based Question on European exploration of the Americas
European Exploration DBQ
Tara Chase

13 Colonies DBQ
A Document-Based Question on Colonization
13 Colonies DBQ
Tara Chase

Relay Sort: 3 Colonial Regions
Ready-made list for your Relay Sort activity on the 3 Colonial Regions

Tara Chase
Columbian Exchange
Students predict original location of various species and then use Nystrom Atlas pg.17 to find the actual location of the species before exploration.


Tiffany Hardinger
Explorers
A graphic organizer to be used with the Shell Leveled reading passages: Explorers

Tiffany Hardinger & Carol Ramsay
Astrolabe
Information to create an astrolabe.
NOAA- Astrolabe
Tiffany Hardinger
Slavery Quotes
Silent Discussion strategy, post quote on 6 posters, have students respond to 3 or more of the quotes. Discuss as a class following silent activity.

Tiffany Hardinger, Jen Coulam, Carol Ramsay
The First Thankgiving
This is an online interactive that helps students discover what the First Thanksgiving was like in reality
The First Thanksgiving
De Ann Moore
The Saelm Witch Trials
This site has primary documents useful when teaching about the Salem Witch Trials
Salem Witch Trials
Accused witches petition for bail
De Ann Moore