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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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  11. 11. BAV WORD: Columbian exchange<br />
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  13. 13. Using what you know…what would you guess the Columbian exchange was??<br />The Columbian Exchange was the introduction and transfer of goods between Europe and the Americas<br />
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  15. 15. John Cabot<br />Italian sailing for the British<br />Wanted to find a trade route, figured if he went North, he wouldn’t hit Columbus’ land<br />British didn’t want to get in the Spanish’s way<br />1 boat, crew of 18 men<br />First to actually reach North American main land, probably landed in Maine<br />
  16. 16. Juan ponce de leon<br />Spanish explorer…wanted to elaborate on Christopher Columbus’ ideas<br />Made the jump from the Bahamas to Florida<br />This is very important because…<br /> Now the Spanish will start running all over the, “New World” and will set up permanent housing<br />Was looking for the Fountain of Youth<br />Established St. Augustine, FL in 1565<br />St. Augustine, FL<br />Original Spanish fort built to protect from other Europeans, Indians, and Pirates<br />
  17. 17. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdsL7KnXmV4<br />
  18. 18. Conquistadors – always spanish born/sailed<br />Hernan Cortez, <br />Looking for gold and glory<br />Sailed with 500 SOLDIERS, horses, and cannons<br />Wanted to take over the Aztec empire and the capital of Tenochtitlan<br />Aztec Indians forced to give up clothes, crops, gold, and precious stones<br />Took over capital and king Montezuma <br />Spanish fight to keep capital, and eventually take control of Mexico<br />Francisco Coronado<br />Went looking for gold further north than Mexico<br />All he found was ‘widespread planes and no gold’ <br />So, he went back to Mexico for more riches. <br />
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  20. 20. Spanish America<br />Missions, Big houses<br />Churches, wanted to convert the Natives to Catholicism<br />Made permanent houses and planned to stay<br />Spain became very wealthy as a country<br />
  21. 21. Samuel de champlain<br />French Explorer…<br />Now the French are involved<br />He goes into Canada, down the Mississippi River, and ends in New Orleans. <br />(Hint: this is why we buy the Louisiana Purchase from France)<br />He develops VERY positive relationships with the Native Americans<br />Battles with the British and he is captured, but then later comes back as governor of Canada.<br />FYI (The French and British will always be in a fight from here on out)<br />
  22. 22. After these 5 explorers…this is who controlled various parts of north America <br />
  23. 23. Tomorrow:<br />10 question clicker quiz – if you have concerns about the quiz, you may take it in the learning lab on paper<br />Maps should be turned in by today. <br />You will turn in your learning targets to make sure they are up to date and accurate<br />By Monday afternoon, 3 grades will be in power school:<br />Learning Targets (formative)<br />Map (formative)<br />Quiz (summative)<br />