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The Age of Exploration…oh such a big topic and so little time to teach. Most scope and sequences don’t provide for a lot of time-or a lot of depth on this subject in American history classes. Fortunately it is also taught in the World history curriculum so the burden is split. In this post I will share ideas that can be used in both courses at the middle grade and high school levels, and sprinkle in some tips and resources for elementary. To see details about the following activities and resources visit The Social Studies Coach at http://www.historyquesters.com

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Model and Trace Explorer Routes

Interactive Explorer Maps

Newspaper Report on Discovery

Interview with Explorer

The Spanish Legacy Debate

Explorer Skit or Readers Theatre

Age of Discovery Cause and Effect Manipulative

Columbian Exchange

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