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2018-19 AP Summer Assignment
1. Students will read the Conquistadors (Links to an external site.) article and then open the Conquistadors (Links to an external site.) website.
2. Students will choose one person from the website to learn more about (Cortés, Pizarro, Cabeza de Vaca, Orellana). Using the toolbars on the left-hand side of the screen, they will click on the name of the conquistador desired and begin to learn more about that conquistador and the Native tribes he encountered.
3. Once students have chosen an explorer, they should open the document link below with the name of the explorer chosen to learn about.
Hernán Cortés (Links to an external site.) Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (Links to an external site.) Francisco Pizarro (Links to an external site.) Francisco de Orellana (Links to an external site.)
4. Once completed, click the "submit assignment" button and then link the document from Google Drive in the website URL option. Click the "submit assignment" button when finished. *Note: For full credit, make sure all rubric requirements are met.*
This activity will be 35 points.
RubricAH1 Unit 1 Conquistador Assignment Grading Rubric
Criteria Ratings PtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConquistador Chosen, Google Document Saved Correctly to Google Drive, and Submitted on TimeThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion #1This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion #2This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGrammarTotal Points: 35.0
Beginning by reading the National Geographic article (It Was America’s First English Colony. Then It Was Gone.) also found here >>>Link
After reading the article, watch this brief Nat. Geo. video that highlights possible theories of what may have happened to the settlers at Roanoke.
After reviewing the happenings at Roanoke it is time for your group to decide who you would take, and begin the workings of setting up your own colony! Plan wisely! This is not an easy task!