Agenda: Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Quote of the Day:  “You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
Christopher Columbus

Learning Targets:
*The explorations of the fifteenth century led to expanded European power and a sharp increase in trade. Colonization, a dramatic growth in the slave trade, and the spread of Christianity were among the consequences of European expansion.

1)  Video - "MesoAmerica" -- 
**Collect Homework Questions**
2)  Finish Notes on "The Americas" Chapter 11
3)  Introduce Chapter 13 "European Explorers"
4)  Pass out "The Many Faces of Christopher Columbus"  Have the students answer the questions on the back and discuss.

Quiz on Vocabulary tomorrow
Test is Friday

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