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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation: Explorers

Year 8 History: Middle Ages and early exploration | Renaissance Italy (c.1400 – c.1600) ACDSEH | VCHHK

Source: The landing of Columbus. (Vanderlyn, 1846).

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

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Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

General Capabilities
Enduring Understandings

Students understand the significant challenges and developments faced by the society that caused progress or decline, including the Reformation, Renaissance and Age of Exploration.

Essential Questions
  • What key beliefs and values emerged and how did they influence societies?
  • Which significant people, groups and ideas from this period have influenced the world today?

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Explorers: General reading

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Explorers: Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Explorers: Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Explorers: Francis Drake

Francis Drake

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Explorers: Hernán Cortés

Hernán Cortés

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Explorers: John Cabot

John Cabot

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Explorers: Marco Polo

Marco Polo

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Explorers: Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama

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