Unit #6 - Age of Exploration & Colonization
Unit #6 - Age of Exploration & Colonization
|Unit #6 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Monday, Dec. 3
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Thursday, Dec. 6
Friday, Dec. 7
Monday, Dec. 10
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Wednesday, Dec. 12
Thursday, Dec. 13
Friday, Dec. 14
|These days will be
used to review the
information and skills
presented in this
semester and measure
the objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
|**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Monday, Dec. 17
Tuesday, Dec. 18
Wednesday, Dec. 19
Thursday, Dec. 20
Friday, Dec. 21
WH.1 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in world history. The student is expected to:
WH.1D Identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in world history from 1450 to 1750: the rise of the Ottoman Empire,WH.6 History. The student understands the characteristics and impact of Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations. The student is expected to:
the influence of the Ming dynasty on world trade, European exploration and the Columbian Exchange, European expansion, and the Renaissance and the Reformation.
WH.6A Compare the major political, economic, social, and cultural developments of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations and explain how prior civilizations influenced their developmentWH.7 History. The student understands the causes and impact of European expansion from 1450 to 1750. The student is expected to:
WH.6B Explain how the Inca and Aztec empires were impacted by European exploration/colonization.
WH.7A Analyze the causes of European expansion from 1450 to 1750.WH.16 Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and processes. The student is expected to:
WH.7B Explain the impact of the Columbian Exchange on the Americas and Europe.
WH.7C Explain the impact of the Atlantic slave trade on West Africa and the Americas.
WH.7D Explain the impact of the Ottoman Empire on Eastern Europe and global trade.
WH.7E Explain Ming China's impact on global trade.
WH.7F Explain new economic factors and principles that contributed to the success of Europe's Commercial Revolution.
WH.16A Locate places and regions of historical significance directly related to major eras and turning points in world history.WH.24 Culture. The student understands the roles of women, children, and families in different historical cultures. The student is expected to:
WH.16B Analyze the influence of human and physical geographic factors on major events in world history, including…trade in the Indian Ocean...
WH.24B Describe the major influences of women such as Elizabeth I…during major eras of world history.WH.27 Science, technology, and society. The student understands how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations affected societies prior to 1750.
The student is expected to:
WH.27A Identify the origin and diffusion of major ideas in mathematics, science, and technology that occurred in…China from the Tang to Ming dynasties.
WH.27B Summarize the major ideas in astronomy, mathematics, and architectural engineering that developed in the Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations.
|Review & Prepare for Unit #6 TEST
|These three days will
be used to review the
skills presented in
this unit and
|Three Approaches to Colonization
|Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
End of Semester
In Unit #6 the class will examine the problems created by the Ottoman Empire for
European trade. Students will study the efforts of Portugal and Spain to circumvent
the Ottoman Empire and trade directly with the East. They will learn about early
exploration by the Vikings and the Ming Dynasty. The class will investigate Early
civilizations in the Americas, and their interaction with Europeans. Students will analyze
the effects of European contact with the New World in the Columbian Exchange. They
will study famous people such as Christopher Columbus, Hernán Cortes, Montezuma,
Francisco Pizarro, and more. The class will study the race by European nations to
establish colonies in the Americas and the competition for resources. Students will
analyze the approaches to colonization taken by Spain, France, and England, and how
these nations came into conflict.
|Mankind the Story of All of Us: New World
|Mankind the Story of All of Us: Treasure
|500 Nations: Cortez and the Aztecs
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
|Read: Chapter 14
|Read: Chapter 20
|Read: Chapter 19
|Read: Chapter 17-2
1st Global Economy
|Read: Chapter 17-1
Age of Exploration
|Read: Chapter 17-3
Colonial Latin America
|Read: Chapter 18-1/2
|Read: Chapter 18-4