This lesson is based on viewing the Heritage Minute, "John Cabot." It was John Cabot's 1497 "discovery" of North America that led to the development of the North West Atlantic cod fishery, and England's claim to the new continent.
The "John Cabot" Minute is the starting point for an examination of several topics.
With role-playing activities and further research, students will study the Atlantic cod fishery, and consider the role of "explorers."
Students will study: resource...