Week of December 4th

MONDAY – Continents and oceans with geography place names assessment #2.

Western Europe place name quiz. This will be your next place location test on Friday, December 15th.

TUESDAY

Warm-up: Sign in to new Google Classroom account – even if you did not change periods.

Then complete the Give One – Get One exercise. It is posted in Google Classroom.

Video: Biography of Christopher Columbus

Activity: What is the Columbian Exchange? Posted in Google Classroom

Activity: Introduce Web Quest assignment. Posted in Google Classroom.

WEB QUEST LINKS

INTRODUCED TO THE AMERICAS (from the Old World)

INTRODUCED TO  EUROPE (from New World to Old World)

 

WEDNESDAY – Students had the entire period to work on the above assignment. If not finished in class it is homework – DUE FRIDAY!

THURSDAY

Warm up – Western Europe place name quiz.

Activity: Individually, read the textbook  version of Columbus’ Voyages linked below. Then discuss the questions posted in GC.

Columbus text 1

Columbus text 2

Encounter pdf

Video: Biography of Christopher Columbus

Video: History vs. Columbus

Activity: Read aloud – We will read the story Encounter, by Jane Yolen which looks at Columbus’ first encounter with the Tiano people in the islands now known as the Bahamas. Come in at lunch sometime to read the book if you missed it.

FRIDAY 

Warm up – Western Europe place name quiz.

Activity: Finish Encounter read aloud

Activity: Columbus – In His Own Words. See GC for details.

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