The Age of Exploration

Students trace the routes of early explorers. Using this information, they describe the explorations in terms of the characteristics of the explorers themselves. They discover the obstacles and accomplishments of the explorers and their sponsers and the reasons why Europe wanted to colonize the world. Using maps of te world, they identify the lands claimed by the different countries in Europe.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 5th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning