Mon-Thurs: *Read an article titled “Christopher Columbus was a Man of Many Faces” that has 3 mini-biographies written from 3 different points of view. Answer the corresponding multiple choice and short response questions about the article.
*European Exploration Policies. Students will become experts on the history of exploration in the Americas for one of 4 European countries and then compare and contrast their country with the others.
Friday/Mon: *There will be a test covering Native Americans and European exploration next week! review the assignments in your folder.) * Christopher Columbus HW due. *AHON textbook 34-35: Review the motivation for exploration and preview the effects. *Read the Columbian Exchange diagram and passage on 40-41. Do the "reading charts" and "checkpoint questions." 3 total. * Watch "The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course in World History." Take notes on the good and bad effects to the new world and from the new world. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQPA5oNpfM4 * Do the Document Based Assessment on AHON 61, questions 1-3.
***HW: Columbian Exchange Show and Tell (Due Tues/Wed) Bring in an item that was exchanged between the new and old world due to the Columbian Exchange. (page 40-41 in text) Be prepared to explain where it came from and how it affected its new home. (please DO NOT bring in live animals, anything dangerous, or illegal to bring to school) If you bring in food to share, please provide serving items also, such as napkins, plates, cups, etc.