European Explorer's Photo Journal
Learners study early European explorers. They choose one to research and complete a photo journal of his explorations, which includes maps, articles, etc.
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Clash of Cultures: Cortes Conquers Moctezuma and the Aztecs
Focus on the main idea of an informational reading article about the conflict between Aztec and European cultures, and the eventual collapse of the native Latin American cultures. After class members read the passage, they answer four...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Age of Early European Explorations & Conquests
Your students' world will literally take shape in this presentation, which chronicles the growing edges of the (flat) earth during European Exploration of New Worlds. Dias, da Gama, Magellean, and Columbus are key players in this game of...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
European Explorers in France, England, Portugal, and Spain
Students, in groups, research either France, Spain, Portugal, or England. They create a poster describing various aspects of their country and how their country participated in the exploration of America. They present their project to...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
What Do We Learn From the Repartiation of Alaska Native Artifacts?
Students observe and evaluate evidence of Alaska Native cultural symbols and artifacts. They research historical data from a variety of primary resources, including the Harriman expedition journals, related web sites, oral accounts,...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Cabeza de Vaca Meets the Coahuiltecans
Young scholars examine the difference between primary and secondary sources by examining the journal of Cabeza de Vaca and creating a poster about the Coahuitecan Indian groups. They portray a scene of the groups in 16th Century south...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History