Week of august 23, 2010

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Week of august 23, 2010

  1. 1. Week of August 23, 2010 <br />
  2. 2. Today’s To do list<br />Seating Chart<br />Rules Refresher<br />Pass out Learning Targets – Explanation <br />What was the Great Awakening<br />Christopher Columbus Lecture/Activity<br />
  3. 3. Learning Targets<br /><ul><li>Learning Goals for the Unit
  4. 4. The information on your Learning Targets is the only information you will be tested on…so do a good job!
  5. 5. They will be graded as a ‘formative’ grade (20%) multiple times a unit. </li></li></ul><li>Explorers…Part one<br />Why did people want to go exploring??<br />
  6. 6. Renaissance <br />1. The Renaissance!<br />Literally meaning ‘rebirth’<br />Made way for new ideas and new goals<br />2. Powerful Nations Emerge<br />Size and wealth of nations grew, wanted <br />to trade with others<br />3. Marco Polo’s Travels<br />
  7. 7. What was it like to go exploring???<br />Supplies needed? = EXPENSIVE<br />SCARY!<br />Explorers would look for sponsors.<br />Kings and Queens Sponsored so that they could keep the land and expand<br />First major example, Christopher Columbus…<br />LAND HO!<br />
  8. 8. Does Christopher Columbus deserve this monument on the Plaza???<br />Let’s take a look at the facts…<br />
  9. 9. Christopher Columbus facts<br />Goal was to discover a new trade route to the west indies…<br />He was Portuguese/Italian<br />Won over queen of Spain, she sponsored him<br />In 4 trips over the Pacific Ocean, never touched the main land of North America<br />Most of his crew hated him<br />When he met the Native Americans living in the Bahamas…<br />Put on trial for genocide in Italy…<br />

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