HistoryYears 3 - 4First ContactsGreat JourneysGreat Journeys

What was the Age of Exploration?

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Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

Students are introduced to the Age of Exploration through words, sounds and images. The journeys are situated within a historical context, with students then imagining what it might have been like to go on such a journey. This prepares the way for understanding why people might have undertaken this travel.

Focus Question

What was the age of exploration?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSK084, ACHASSI084, ACHASSI073

NSW Syllabus

HT2-4, HT2-5

Victorian Curriculum

VCHHK079, VCHHC068

Subject

History

Years

3 - 4

Topic

First Contacts

Unit

Great Journeys

Lesson Name

What was the Age of Exploration?

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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