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Unit 3 Schedule

Unit 3: Exploration


Most Missed Questions from the Unit 2 Test - will be repeated on the Unit 3 Test

 

UNIT 3 Flash Cards

Text Readings:

            Chapter 2.1 The Search for Spices pp. 84-89

            Chapter 3.1 Conquest in the Americas pp. 110-114

            Chapter 3.2 Spanish and Portuguese Colonies in the Americas 115-119

            [Chapter 3.5 Effects of Global Contact pp. 129-133]

 

Activities:

            Explorer’s Mapping Project

            Columbian Exchange/Triangle Trade Project

 

Videos:

-       Crash Course: 15th Century Mariners

-       Crash Course: Spanish Empire, Silver, and Runaway Inflation

-       Crash Course: The Atlantic Slave Trade

-       Crash Course: Columbian Exchange

 

 

 

Day 0:

Homework Due:

 

Academic Goals:

 

Class Plan:

-       Discuss Unit 2 Test

-       Introduce Unit 3

-       Hand out Unit 3 T&I Charts

 

 

Day 1:

Homework Due:

Read pages 84-89.  Complete T&I 3-1

Academic Goals:

-       I will be able to explain why Europeans were interested in discovering new lands and markets

-       I will be able to name some important explorers

-       I will be able to label journeys of exploration and conquest on a map.

Class Plan:

-       Review T&I 3-1

-       Bell Ringer 3-1

-       Mapping Project 3-1 (explorer’s map)

-       Exit Card 3-1

 

Day 2:

Homework Due:

Read pages 110-114.  Complete T&I 3-2

Academic Goals:

-       I will be able to name important European explorers

-       I will be able to explain the effects of European exploration on the Americas

-       I will be able to describe the impact of European exploration on the religions of affected territories.

Class Plan:

-       Review T&I 3-2

-       Bell Ringer 3-2

-       Review Unit 2 Test

-       Introduce Unit 3 Test Review Materials

 

 

Day 3:

Homework Due:

Read pages 115-119. Complete T&I 3-3

Academic Goals:

-       I will be able to explain the effects of European exploration on the Americas, Asia, and Africa

-       I will be able to describe the impact of the Columbian Exchange on European and indigenous cultures

-       I will be able to identify the characteristics of the Triangle Trade

-       I will be able to describe the impact of precious metal exports from the Americas.

Class Plan:

-       Review T&I 3-3

-       Bell Ringer 3-3

-       P3-2 (triangle trade and Columbian exchange)

-       Exit Card 3-2

 

Day 4:

Homework Due:

Study for Test

Academic Goals:

-       Complete and reinforce understanding of academic goals already listed.

 

Class Plan:

-       Complete projects

-       Unit review and test preparation

 

Day 5:

Homework Due:

Study for Test

Academic Goals:

-       Complete and reinforce understanding of academic goals already listed.

 

Class Plan:

-       Brief Review

-       Unit 3 Test