Mercantilism Political Cartoon Analysis (Age of Exploration/Colonies)
Mercantilism Political Cartoon Analysis is an excellent resource to illustrate mercantilism's benefits to Europe’s mother countries. This common core analysis is introduced with a summary of mercantilism and is followed by a fill in the blank of a diagram of mercantilism. This can be used in class or as homework as it’s a completely stand alone assignment.
Standard 4: Knowledge of Content : The elementary teacher is knowledgeable, in addition to literacy and mathematics in HISTORY. Standard 4.1 = The teacher has demonstrated the ability to utilize content knowledge to ensure student learning.
Turn Your Classroom Into A Time Machine [Infographic]
This would be a great way to integrate technology. We could make all kinds videos but also watch videos on important events in history. Youtube has all kinds of educational videos and resources.