Reading Through History is pleased to present “The Age of Exploration”. 100 pages of student activities related to the major figures and events of the Age of Exploration, from Erik the Red and Marco Polo, all the way up to John Cabot and Henry Hudson.
The Age of Exploration:
The “Age of Exploration” spans more than one hundred years of history as Europeans began to explore the world. This is the go-to resource for any teacher in need of information or student reading activities in a U.S. History or World History course. This resource manual is sure to be a perfect fit for any classroom, whether it be elementary school, middle school, or high school. There are 22 reading lessons in all, and each has several pages of student activities to accompany the reading, including multiple choice questions, guided reading activities, vocabulary exercises, and student response essay questions.
Topics include: Erik the Red, Marco Polo, the early Portuguese exploration, Vasco da Gama, Pedro Cabral, Amerigo Vespucci, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, the Olmec Civilization, the Maya Civilization, the Aztec Civilization, the Inca Empire, the Conquistadors, Vasco de Balboa, Hernan Cortes, Francisco Pizarro, Juan Ponce de Leon, Hernando de Soto, Francisco Coronado, Giovanni Verrazzano, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, Robert de LaSalle, Bernard LaHarpe, John Cabot, and Henry Hudson.
The Age of Exploration can be purchased by clicking on the image at right, or by clicking on the links below.