In 1-3 sentences, tell me what you already know about Christopher Columbus.
Explain what happened to the Vikings who explored Newfoundland Describe the voyages of Christopher Columbus Explain the importance of the Columbian Exchange
Log on to your computer and go to the following web address: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famous people/christopher_columbus/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famous people/christopher_columbus/
Turn in your webquest and pick up your vocabulary homework, I want you to begin working on finding the definitions to four of the highlighted words from the webquest that we worked on.
Turn to page 36 in your America book. Read pages 36-41. Answer #1-6, a-b Also answer the Checkpoint question under the Columbian Exchange paragraphs Afterwords….
1. Who paid for Columbus to go exploring? 2. What were the affects of Columbus’s voyage?
Read “Life at the Time” on pages 42 and 43 of your America textbook Complete the Analyze section of the reading on page 43. Do this on your own paper. After 15mins we will share our answers with the class. If you get done before the 15mins is up, answer the poll on Edmodo about IE time.
Describe the voyages of Christopher Columbus Explain the importance of the Columbian Exchange
When you receive it back, keep it out Get out a different colored pen than the one you wrote with the first time.
What did Europeans bring to the Americas? Why would the Americas be called the New World? Why did people risk their lives to go exploring?
http://www.schooltube.com/video/c27211bd0adf1b257 236/ http://www.schooltube.com/video/c27211bd0adf1b257 236/ Have students answer their video guide questions as they watch
Time to review what we have watched! As we go over the notes, be sure to add to your own.
1. Columbus gave Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand gold, spices, new lands to rule, and new people to govern and convert.
What Europeans brought to the Americas Horses Pigs Diseases like smallpox, measles, mumps, and the flu Christianity Cows Gold Corn Chocolate Coffee Chilies Potatoes Tomatoes Squash Beans Pumpkins Diseases like syphilis What the Native Americans gave to the Europeans
3. Definition of Colonialism 4. France, Britain, Russia, and Spain
Why would the Americas be called the New World? What did Europeans bring to the Americas? Why did people risk their lives to go exploring?
What explorer were the Americas named after? Who was the first explorer who attempted to sail around the world? What countries claim territory in North America?
Dissect North America into the 4 major foreign territories. Investigate the rise and fall of the first British colony. Examine the development of the first successful British settlement of Jamestown in VA. Explore the development of the original 13 colonies.
Britain will lay claim to much of the east coast in North America Spain will claim Florida, Mexico, and present day, TX, NM, AZ, CO, CA, NV, UT, and bits of OK. France will claim much of the area in the Plains region, and Canada.
We are going to complete research on the Lost Colony. This colony is the first British colony on American soil. So how did it become lost? Why didn’t it succeed? We will answer these questions and more.
Log-on to Edmodo.com. Find the assignment “The Lost Colony.” Type directly into the document that I have attached. You MUST use COMPLETE SENTENCES!!!! You are to work with the person who is sitting across from you. If you do not finish this in class, it is homework.
Log-on to edmodo to review the warm-up for today. These questions should be a review for you about our current unit.
Investigate the rise and fall of the first British colony. Examine the development of the first successful British settlement of Jamestown in VA. Explore the development of the original 13 colonies.
Make sure that you have turned in this assignment as it was a homework grade.
Log-on to http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/inter activeadventures/john-smith/ http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/inter activeadventures/john-smith/ Listen to the story (USE HEADPHONES) and answer the corresponding question before moving on. You may play the games when you are done.
Why did James town survive while the Lost Colony did not? Answer in 2-3 sentences.
Log on to quia.com Take the MSL Quarter 1 quiz. Write down your score on your warm-up sheet.
While watching this film, a Nightmare in Jamestown, please answer the following questions as they follow the movie.
Log-on to Edmodo.com Click on the announcement link titled “Would you survive Jamestown?” Play the game and see if you would have survived living in Jamestown.
Log-on to Edmodo.com Find the Exit Slip reading and questions for today’s date. Answer the Exit question on your own paper.
With the establishment of an English settlement at Jamestown, VA, what do you think will occur next in history? Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?
Demonstrate our organizational skills with a notebook check. Analyze the 2 nd successful settlement in the English territory. This settlement is known as Plymouth. Identify key vocabulary terms for our unit on the 13 Original Colonies thru Beginnings of the American Revolution.
Clear everything off of your desk except for your notebook, and a pen or pencil.
Cornell notes! Then interactive research for writing activity
Unit 2- study test(quia.com), MSL Quarter 1 test(quia.com), Vocabulary Builder Unit 2 extended (practice is on Quia.com)
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