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Overview In this experience, students interact with vocabulary words that they will encounter throughout Unit 2: Colonial America. Estimated duration: 30 minutes Vocabulary words: Objective
In this experience, students interact with vocabulary words that they will encounter throughout Unit 2: Colonial America.
Estimated duration: 30 minutes
The European Age of Exploration sprang from the development of new tools that enabled long-distance travel, especially across the oceans. Explorers wanted to find new trade routes and discover new lands in order to bring wealth and glory to the European rulers. After a century of exploration, the first brave settlers began to arrive in the Americas to establish colonies. You will learn about the Age of Exploration and the American colonies in this unit.
European explorers arriving in the new world, William H. Lippincot (1890)
This lesson builds your vocabulary with words you will use in this unit. The words are:
Let’s start with the word exploration. The Latin root is explorare, meaning “investigate or search out.”
What is something that you can explore?
Students may post very specific answers—e.g., a new recipe—or very general answers—e.g., a science problem. Point out that there are many types of exploration. In this unit, they will focus on exploration of new, unfamiliar places.