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Explore why and how Europeans in the Old World transformed the New World where we now live.

Spanish Colonialism

Sample Educational Materials

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Sample Interactive

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LA. The student will demonstrate how rhythm and repetition as well as descriptive and figurative language help to communicate meaning in a poem

LA. Read and interpret informational text and organize information

LA.910.2.1.3: The student will explain how meaning is enhanced through various features of poetry, including sound structure, and graphic elements

LAFS.4.RI.1.3: Explain events, procedures, or concepts in historical, scientific, or technical texts​

LAFS.4.RL.1.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

LAFS.5.RL.1.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama or poem from details in the text, including how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

LAFS.68.RH.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/ social studies

LAFS.68.RH.3: Integrate visual information with other information in print and digital texts

LAFS.910.RH.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/ social science

MAFS.4.MD.1.2: Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time and money, including problems involving simple fractions and decimals

MAFS.5.MD.1.1: Convert among different standard measurement units within a given measurement system and use these conversions in solving multi-step real world problems

SS.4.A.3.7: Identify nations that controlled Florida before it became a United States territory

SS.4.G.1.4: Interpret political and physical maps using map elements

SS.5.G.1.2: Use latitude and longitude to locate places

SS.6.G.1.1: Use latitude and longitude to understand the relationship between people and places on the Earth

SS.6.G.1.5: Use scale, cardinal direction, and intermediate directions and estimation of distances between places on current and ancient maps of the world

SS.6.G.1.6: Use a map to identify major bodies of water of the world, and explain ways they have impacted the development of major civilizations

SS.6.G.5.2: Use geographic terms and tools to explain why ancient civilizations developed networks of highways, waterways, and other transportation linkages

SS.8.A.1.2: Analyze charts, graphs, maps, photographs and timelines

SS.8.A.1.7: View historic events through the eyes of those who were there as shown in their art, writings, music, and artifacts

SS.912.A.1.1: Describe the importance of historiography, which includes how historical knowledge is obtained and transmitted, when interpreting events in history

SS.912.A.1.4: Analyze how images, symbols, objects, graphs, charts, maps, and artwork may be used to interpret time periods and events from the past

SS.912.H.2.3: Apply various types of critical analysis to works in the arts, including the types and used of symbolism

SS.912.H.3.1: Analyze the effects of transportation, trade, communication, science, and technology on the preservation and diffusion of culture

SS.912.W.4.11: Summarize the causes that led to the Age of Exploration, and identify major voyages and sponsors

SS.912.W.4.14: Recognize the practice of slavery and other forms of forced labor experienced through the 13th through 17th centuries

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This project is sponsored in part by

the Department of State,

Division of Historical Resources,

and the State of Florida.

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