This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: In this lesson, examine the beginnings of the invasion of Latin America. The Spanish were looking for alternate trade routes and accidentally discovered America. Though the invaders were primarily driven by monetary gain, whenever consciences pricked them they declared Christianity the reason for their presence: they were attempting to save the savages' souls. The native people were defeated by the invaders' gunpowder and weaponry, but mostly by...
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