In this Columbian exchange history study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the Columbian exchange and then respond to a reflection question.
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Writing Exercise: The Encounter and Columbian Exchange
Examine the effects and interrelationships that came about because of the Columbian Exchange. Learners answer three short essay questions to improve their expository writing skills and understanding of early globalization.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Early Modern: Global Interactions
The moment Christopher Columbus's ships touched the shores of a New World, the old world changed forever. But has it been for the better? High schoolers consider the effectiveness, benefits, and drawbacks of the Columbian Exchange with a...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the Columbian Exchange
Eighth graders take a closer look at exploration. In this Columbian Exchange lesson, 8th graders read primary sources that require them to consider more than goods were traded in the exchange. Students discuss the exploitation of natives...
8th Social Studies & History
Understanding the Columbian Exchange Through Old World and New World Foods
If you're interested in teaching your class about the impact of the Columbian Exchange on contemporary society, this is worth a look. The plan begins with an introduction to the topic, which stems from a cell phone poll...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
The First Global Age - The Columbian Exchange
Students visit websites documenting Columbian imports. Upon completion of the webquest, students break into groups and compile a pro/con list for The Columbian Exchange. In addition to the list, students discuss parallels between the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History