Education - Social studies resources (Secondary)
A guide to materials in the library and on the internet that would be useful to Alberta Social Studies teachers in Junior and Senior High Schools
General Outcome 8.2 Origins of a Western Worldview: Renaissance Europe
Digital Textbook Inquiry Tasks for the Renaissance - Dave Scott records his research in creating a digital textbook to use for a grade eight unit on the Renaissance, at Calgary's Connect Charter School.
, try some of the following terms: Renaissance, Da Vinci, Michaelangelo, (other specific names of people, places, buildings, art pieces, etc.). I limited my search to retrieve only items in the Doucette Library.
Fiction set in the Renaissance
General Outcome 8.3 Worldviews in Conflict: The Spanish and the Aztecs
The Columbus Controversy
The video below, Christopher Columbus: Challenging how History is Written, shows students discussing their knowledge of Columbus, which might be an interesting exploration before discussing the Aztecs.
, try some of the following terms: Aztecs, conquistadores, Cortes, Spanish explorers.
Fictional "first encounters" novel, including science fiction, might provide interesting perspectives.
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