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SS Learning Task One: Explorer's Bio
While Mr. Lakia is out this week on his first parenting journey -- meeting his new son, we will be on a journey of our own researching, analyzing, evaluating, and presenting the journey of one of the explorers from the time period in history that has become known as the "Age of Exploration" or the "Age of Discovery." You will choose one of the following explorers to research:
  • Francis Drake
  • Jacques Cartier
  • John Cabot
  • Francisco Pizzaro
  • Hernando De Soto
  • Amerigo Vespucci
  • Henry Hudson
  • Juan Ponce De Leon
  • Vasco De Balboa

In your research you will learn about the background and personality of your chosen explorer, those who sponsored his voyage and why, where and when he sailed, and particular adventures and misadventures of his voyage.

Make a copy of the following Google Slides to use either as a template or reference, whichever you prefer. Before you do, however, let's take a look at this template together.

Mr.Lakia is allowing students to work individually or in pairs. You will have until Thursday to complete this task as well as Task 2.

Age of Discovery Project SLIDES Template/Reference






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SS Learning Task Two: Charting the Courses
(*Under Construction*)