They apply the model advanced by Geoffrey Partington to judge the significance of the explorations made by Columbus and Raleigh.
Students rate the significance of these explorations using a radar graph.
They have a choice of end tasks allowing them to demonstrate their new knowledge.
This is a great enquiry for deepening knowledge of early modern exploration, but also for developing an understanding of that important historical skill: significance.
- Lesson presentation: PowerPoint
- Lesson write-up:PDF
- Resource 1: PDF
- Resource 2: PDF
- Resource 3: W.S1