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Tuesday, July 22

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  2. page Unit planning edited Unit: English Colonization of North America ... 6th grade Escola El Rodonell (Corçà, Catalonia,…
    Unit: English Colonization of North America
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    6th grade Escola El Rodonell (Corçà, Catalonia, Spain)
    The first step to planning a unit is to have your mind clear on what you want to teach and how you want to teach it.
    So I built a mind map.
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Thursday, January 31

  1. page 1.- Early British Explorers edited EARLY BRITISH EXPLORERS Worksheet {http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/58813-57.jpg} Sir …
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    {http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/empire/images/figures/11.jpg} Sir Humphrey Gilbert
    Gilbert is said to have believed that America was the lost continent of Atlantis (a legendary but fictional continent that is said to have sunk* in ancient times). He was determined to find a sea route through the northern waters of North America. On September 23, 1578, he sailed from England, but was attacked by Spaniards* and returned to England.
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    Sir Humphrey Gilbert (1539-1583) was an English nobleman, army officer, member of Parliament, and explorer.
    Gilbert is said to have believed that America was the lost continent of Atlantis (a legendary but fictional continent that is said to have sunk* in ancient times). He was determined to find a sea route through the northern waters of North America. On September 23, 1578, he sailed from England, but was attacked by Spaniards* and returned to England.
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Monday, December 17

Monday, July 11

  1. page 0.- Introduction edited EUROPEAN COLONIZATION OF THE AMERICAS Worksheet The Vikings were the first Europeans to reach…

    EUROPEAN COLONIZATION OF THE AMERICAS
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    The Vikings were the first Europeans to reach the Americas, starting but then abandoning a colonization process.
    This first phase of modern European activity in this region began with the oceanic crossings of Christopher Columbus, sponsored by Spain, and those of other explorers such as John Cabot, sponsored by England, and Giovanni da Verrazano, sponsored by France.
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Friday, July 8

  1. page Unit planning edited ... Now it's time for a discussion in groups. Try to find the answer to the next question: What h…
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    Now it's time for a discussion in groups.
    Try to find the answer to the next question: What happened to the colonists Governor John White left in Roanoke Island? Give them enough time to think about the answer. If they need help these are five popular theories.
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    the settlement.
    2. The whole population of Roanoke Island was killed by a disease.
    3. The village was destroyed by a severe storm such as a hurricane.
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Tuesday, May 17

  1. page Unit planning edited ... We need to print it, cut it out and give one piece of paper to each student. One student start…
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    We need to print it, cut it out and give one piece of paper to each student. One student starts reading aloud the sentence in his/her piece of paper. A different one has got the answer (person, place, word) and says it. This one reads the answer and then the sentence he/she's got. Another one has got the answer. They have to make a chain.
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    Pocahontas died
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    to ask to their classmates.
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    the class ininto two groups.
    5. The pilgrims and the crossing of the Mayflower.
    To introduce this part of the unit we are going to start watching the videos (about 20 minutes). They can give students an idea about how hard the voyage was. They can go on with the Mayflower activities and to finish they can read the worksheet where they can find a summary about the voyage and some information about who the pilgrims were. The best way to finish is a revision game. .Mayflower four in a row
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    Pilgrims landed on Cape Cod (Massachussets)
    6. Trivial Revision
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    to play this trivial revision game in small groups this trivial.groups. There are
    7. Colonization Test
    To finish the unit, as usual, students will have to do a test. They will be asked to answer all different types of questions (fill in the blanks, choose the right answer, true or false, classify...) about colonization.
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