Unit #6 - Age of Exploration & Colonization
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Unit #6 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Semester TEST
Monday, Dec. 4
Tuesday, Dec. 5
Wednesday, Dec. 6
Thursday, Dec. 7
Friday, Dec. 8
Monday, Dec. 11
Tuesday, Dec. 12
Wednesday, Dec. 13
Thursday, Dec. 14
Friday, Dec. 15
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**
Daily Activities
Day/Date
Assignments
Work Day - No Classes
Monday, Dec. 18
Tuesday, Dec. 19
Wednesday, Dec. 20
Thursday, Dec. 21
Friday, Dec. 22
Unit #6 - Age of Exploration & Colonization
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
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,
                   the influence of the Ming dynasty on world trade, European exploration and the Columbian Exchange, European expansion, and the Renaissance and the Reformation.
WH.6 History. The student understands the characteristics and impact of Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations. The student is expected to:
     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 development
     WH.6B Explain how the Inca and Aztec empires were impacted by European exploration/colonization.
WH.7 History. The student understands the causes and impact of European expansion from 1450 to 1750. The student is expected to:
     WH.7A Analyze the causes of European expansion from 1450 to 1750.
     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.16 Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and processes. The student is expected to:
     WH.16A Locate places and regions of historical significance directly related to major eras and turning points in world history.
     WH.16B Analyze the influence of human and physical geographic factors on major events in world history, including…trade in the Indian Ocean...
WH.24 Culture. The student understands the roles of women, children, and families in different historical cultures. The student is expected to:
     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.
Unit #6 TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #6 TEST
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
Semester TEST
Europe's Trade Dilema
Colonizing the Americas
Conquering the Americas
Exploring the Americas
Exploration and
Christopher Columbus
Three Approaches to Colonization
Study Guide
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
End of Se
mester
Review for Semester TEST
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
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:
The Need for Trade
Mankind the Story of All of Us:
The Need for Trade
Mankind the Story of All of Us:
The Pilgrims
500 Nations: Cortez and the Aztecs
Read: Ch 11-2
Pizarro and the Incas
Read: Ch 11-3
Read: Ch 13-1
Read: Ch 15-1
Read: Ch 13-2
Read: Ch 13-3
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Bartolome de Las Casas
Three Approaches
to Colonization
Making Connections
Explorers
Compare/Contrast Essay:
Columbus & Neil Armstrong
The Voyages of Zheng He
Ottoman Empire
Tenochtitlan
Mankind the Story of All of Us:
The Slave Trade
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Starting a Colony Activity
Columbus Voyages
The Slave Trade
Mayan Math
Aztec, Maya, Inca
Columbian
Exchange
Cortez Conquers Mexico
Read: Ch 16-1
Ancient America
PowerPoint
Mapskills
DBQ
Writing
Video
Test
Class/Group
Activity
Graphic
Organizer
Reading
Primary
Sources
Research
Notes
Review
Quiz
Read: Chapter 14
Pre-Columbian America
Read: Chapter 20
East Asia
Read: Chapter 19
Ottoman Empire
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
Conflict &Absolutism
Read: Chapter 18-4
European Culture
Work Day - No Classes
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