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European explorers traveled into Asia during the 1500s. Describe various countries, their investments, and how they interacted with people of Asia as they crossed the great oceans. Each slide provides clear and informative text to be read or used in conjunction with a full lecture.
Fourth graders read and discuss the short passage "Almond Snow: A Portuguese Legend Retold" by Ona Siporin. Next, they fill in a keyword chart with words related to culture from the passage, write a paragraph about the story, and identify three characteristics the passage has in common with the Cinderella story.
The Atlantic slave trade is thoroughly depicted and explained here, in terms of economics and pre-colonization. Plantation life, eighteenth century technology, economics of the time, and dealings with Africa are all covered. Note: Each slide contains a lot of information, several class periods will be needed.