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 />
Learning Targets<br /><ul><li>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. </li></li></ul><li>Explorers…Part one<br />Why did people want to go exploring??<br />
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 />
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 />
Does Christopher Columbus deserve this monument on the Plaza???<br />Let’s take a look at the facts…<br />
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 />