Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Vasco de Gama - Explorer

Vasco de Gama opened the Asian markets to European trade.



http://mrnussbaum.com/explorers/dagama/

Vocabulary 
extensively traded a lot
in a really big way 
wore out his welcome 
accomplishment

Pronunciation 
 Portugal Porr tu gal
1400’s fourteen hunderds
spices - long i 


Questions
Why did King Manual finance de Gama's voyage?
Why did Portugal want a sea route and not overland?
Why did he want to get spices? 
How many ships did de Gama take the first time he went to India?
What did he accomplish on his first journey?
How did the people in India feel about him?
What did he do about the situation? 
What happened in 1502?
Why did he take so many ships?
What is Vasco de Gama's legacy ?


Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - English Teacher 






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