This is my introductory lesson for my Age of Exploration unit. This lesson focuses on establishing place, time, and vocabulary for the unit.
: Read the passage about Queen Isabella and answer the following scaffolding questions.
In column 1, write what you already know about life in the American before Columbus. In column 2, write what you think will happen when Columbus arrives. Then using the map, answer the following scaffolding questions.
Using the slide show, fill in your vocabulary chart.
For each vocabulary word, write the letter of the correct definition in the blank provided.
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