Florida Virtual School Motivations for Exploring the Americas Journal Entries

  • include three one-paragraph journal entries
  • in the first entry include a description of your objectives and motivations for exploring and settling in the Americas
  • in the second entry include a description of your encounters in the Americas (be sure to describe interactions with Native Americans)
  • in the third entry include a description of the lasting effects of your exploration of the Americas (i.e. What impact did exploration have on Native Americans and on Europe?)
  • use sensory details (see, hear, touch, smell, taste) in your descriptions for each entry