In the 3rd lesson of my Age of Exploration Unit, students practice their highlight skills on an informational text, fill out a graphic organizer, then decide which invention was the most important.
Think of your favorite piece of technology to use. How has it made your life easier? Does it bring you joy? Explain in detail the impact it has on you!
: Using the reading passage in this link, fill in the graphic organizer below.
Using the structured writing chart answer the following question: Which of the following do you think was the most important innovation, and why?
• the compass
• improved maps
• the printing press
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