Renaissance: Tudor Explorers Unit Study


Week 1 – Introduction and Resources


Week 2 – Making a Paper Mache Map


Week 3 – The Urge to Explore

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Week 4 – Preparing for the Journey

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Week 5 – Ships and Sea Monsters

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Week 6 – Navigation part 1 – How to make a Chip Log to calculate Speed


Week 7 – Navigation part 2 – Making and Using a Compass to navigate the seas

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Week 8 – Navigation Part 3 – Making and using a Quadrant to navigate the seas

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Week 9 – Conducting a Blanket Trade

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Week 10 – Explorer Study – Christopher Columbus 


Project Based Learning: Pirates

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  1. This is fantastic!!!! Just came across your blog earlier today on pintrest…I. can. not. stop. reading! how fun! Thank you so much for sharing with us so we can first off admire, and 2nd of all, share some awesome creativity learning from your adventures!

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