Lesson Information

Fifth Grade Lesson - Pink

Week: 10 -- lesson ID: 698

question
Essential Questions:

Why do people explore? Why did the Europeans begin to explore? What were some of the long term affects of European exploration?

Objective
Objectives:

Understand the factors that lead up to the Age of Discovery.

Gain an understanding of the technological and social advancements that Europeans made in order to explore the world.

Mini-mission
Vade Mecum

Vade Mecum List - Inca, Aztec Maya

Important Docs

documents for this lesson:

Study Guides

  1. Spice Islands
  2. Means and Motives
  3. Portuguese Explorers

The Standards

Lesson Standard:

4-5a: Students will study historical events and persons within a given time-frame in order to create a chronology and identify related cause-and-effect factors


4-5a: Students will draw historical conclusions and construct historical accounts from primary and secondary source materials.   Grade 5
  
4-5b: Students will examine historical materials relating to a particular region, society, or theme; chronologically arrange them, and analyze change over time.  

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