Week 1 – Introduction and Resources


Week 2 – Making a Paper Mache Map


Week 3 – The Urge to Explore

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Week 4 – Preparing for the Journey

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Week 5 – Ships and Sea Monsters

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Week 6 – Navigation part 1 – How to make a Chip Log to calculate Speed


Week 7 РNavigation part 2 РMaking and Using a Compass to navigate the seas

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Week 8 – Navigation Part 3 – Making and using a Quadrant to navigate the seas

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Week 9 – Conducting a Blanket Trade

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Week 10 РExplorer Study РChristopher Columbus 


Project Based Learning: Pirates

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7 comments on “Renaissance: Tudor Explorers Unit Study

  1. I loved this unit, it was so much fun.

  2. Great study, Claire!

  3. It looked like you guys had a lot of fun with this one. I know we did, too, when we studied the explorers.

    • We did, but it hasn’t been one of my favourite topics to study. The children seemed to enjoy it though!

  4. camilliamadden

    This is fantastic!!!! Just came across your blog earlier today on pintrest…I. can. not. stop. reading! how fun! Thank you so much for sharing with us so we can first off admire, and 2nd of all, share some awesome creativity learning from your adventures!

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