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The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade
In this world history activity, students note 5 cause-and-effect relationships relating to the European colonization of the Americas and define 2 vocabulary terms.
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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
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
International Currency Exchange
Students examine coins from around the world and write down their observations. As a class, they discuss the types of symbols used on the coins from different countries and locate the country on a map. To end the lesson, they calculate...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts