Ferdinand Magellan Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the historical significance of Ferdinand Magellan. They will develop an awareness of the details of his life, his achievements and the consequences of his actions during this historical period. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research, or watching a video, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Readings


Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the webpages below:


Option 2: Internet research


Download a copy of the research questions worksheet below and complete the tables.


Option 3: Watch video


Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the following video:


Resources for subscribers



Extension activities