I don’t know about you, but my FAVORITE subject to teach is social studies. Something about the Revolutionary War and Colonization makes this girl sing!
One of the big topics we cover in 5th grade is the Columbian Exchange. Per usual, our textbooks provide us with literally one sentence on this massive event. So, over the years I have found some pretty phenomenal resources that I want to share with you today!
My absolute favorite resource is a freebie from the website Guest Hollow. Click HERE to go directly to the four page PDF:
Great for my hands on/visual learners!
Some other things I have used to teach the Columbian Exchange are:
BRAINPOP! My favorite video website for obvious reasons. Our school has a subscription, but you can sign up for a free trial to check out all the features. Click HERE to check out the resources on the Columbian Exchange.