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