ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] USS5 (5) 4 :
4 ) Determine the economic and cultural impact of European exploration during the Age of Discovery upon European society and American Indians.

•  Identifying significant early European patrons, explorers, and their countries of origin, including early settlements in the New World
Examples: patrons—King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella

explorers—Christopher Columbus

early settlements—St. Augustine, Quebec, Jamestown

•  Tracing the development and impact of the Columbian Exchange
Subject: Social Studies (5)
Title: The New World: Founding of Jamestown
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?start=0&v=lFkyAD9gS6g
Description:

English colonists, including John Smith and John Rolfe, arrive on new land via the Chesapeake Bay and are greeted by curious onlookers who are native to the land. This land will eventually become the Colony of Virginia. This scene foreshadows the end of the ancient civilization, the Powhatan.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] USS5 (5) 4 :
4 ) Determine the economic and cultural impact of European exploration during the Age of Discovery upon European society and American Indians.

•  Identifying significant early European patrons, explorers, and their countries of origin, including early settlements in the New World
Examples: patrons—King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella

explorers—Christopher Columbus

early settlements—St. Augustine, Quebec, Jamestown

•  Tracing the development and impact of the Columbian Exchange
Subject: Social Studies (5)
Title: From the Age of Exploration: What Nation?
URL: https://mrnussbaum.com/from-the-age-of-exploration-what-nation
Description:

In this interactive game from MrNussbaum.com, students will drag and drop the names of early settlements and European patrons into the correct country (Spain, France, or England) box.  This game could be used as an assessment after a lesson on European exploration.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] USS5 (5) 4 :
4 ) Determine the economic and cultural impact of European exploration during the Age of Discovery upon European society and American Indians.

•  Identifying significant early European patrons, explorers, and their countries of origin, including early settlements in the New World
Examples: patrons—King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella

explorers—Christopher Columbus

early settlements—St. Augustine, Quebec, Jamestown

•  Tracing the development and impact of the Columbian Exchange
Subject: Social Studies (5)
Title: Christopher Columbus Paralaugh
URL: https://mrnussbaum.com/christopher-columbus-paralaugh
Description:

This is an interactive online activity from MrNussbaum.com.  Similar to mad lib, students add parts of speech to create a hilarious story about the explorer, Christopher Columbus.



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