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Early Explorers - Inquiry Task

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 3 pages | Years: 4

An inquiry-based assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of early explorers and the impacts they had on other societies.

Use this teaching resource as an assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of the journey(s) of at least one world explorer up to the late eighteenth century, including their contacts with other societies and any impacts.

Students will research an explorer, then present their findings in the form of a PowerPoint or speech.

This resource includes:

  • instructions for students
  • research graphic organiser
  • presentation planning sheet.


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  • Jess Harris

    Great resource. Would be great to see a marking rubric with this project

  • Michelle McCarron

    Great resource thank you, but explorers is spelt incorrectly in the first paragraph.

    • Kristian

      Hi Michelle, Thanks so much for noticing this error on one of our resources. I have fixed the error and it is now ready for you to download again. If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don't hesitate to contact me.