Read pages 12-13 in Magellan.
Discuss the following. When and where was Ferdinand Magellan
born? Magellan was a soldier as a boy. Whose army did he serve
in? In 1517, Magellan married. Can you remember the name of
Sailors would be gone for long periods of time when they went
out to sea. They would store up food for their travels. What
type of food did they bring? How did they preserve their meat?
Let's make our own sea rations.
4 cups flour, 1 cup water, 1 teaspoon salt
flour, water, and salt in a bowl
into a dough
out dough on flour surface and cut into square pieces
pieces on flat baking sheet
at 350° F for 25-30 minutes or until brown.
1 1/2 lbs. of meat, 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce, 1/3 cup
of soy sauce, 1/2 tsp. of black pepper, 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
or minced garlic, 1/2 tsp. onion powder
meat into thin pieces
all ingredients in a Ziplock bag and place meat inside
to sit at least several hours, overnight is even better.
(You may choose to marinade the night before.)
aluminum foil on a baking sheet and place on bottom rack
of oven to catch drippings.
out strips of meat on top rack of oven.
at the lowest temperature setting and leave the oven door
open to allow moisture to escape.
the meat after 5 hours.
could take as long as 8 hours to dry meat
The Treaty of Tordesillas was signed by Spain and Portugal
in 1494. A treaty is a formal agreement between two nations
or states. Let's write our own treaty.
you have something you argue about with someone in your family?
Do you and your siblings have to share toys, the TV, or something
else? Do you try and avoid doing chores for your mother? Write
a treaty on how you can agree on this issue. Make a name for
your treaty and make sure everyone signs your treaty.
Read pages 14-15 in Magellan.
Magellan found a narrow path leading from the Atlantic Ocean
to the Pacific Ocean. What is the seaway called today? Can
you find the Magellan strait on a map?
Discuss the following. What was the name of Magellan's ship
that was wrecked in a violent storm? Which ship headed back
Magellan and his crew saw many kinds of sea creatures on their
journey. Many of Magellan's crew thought they were sea monsters.
Some of the sea animals they saw were manta rays, flying fish,
whales, seals, porpoises, and squid. Can you think of any
other sea creatures they might have saw?
Pick one sea animal to write a short report about. Use a book,
encyclopedia, magazine, or the internet to find information
about your animal. Include a drawing of your sea creature
in your report.
Read pages 16-17 in Magellan
Magellan and his crew were running out of food and water.
What did the hungry sailors sell as food?
On March 6, 1521, they reached the island of Guam. Can you
find Guam on a map? Why did they leave the island of Guam?
The sailors finally reached a safe land on the island of Cebu.
They renamed Cebu the Philippines. Can you find the Philippines
on a map? Who were the Philippine Islands named after?
The sailors became sick with a disease called scurvy. Survey
is caused from lack of vitamin C. Do you know what foods you
find vitamin C in? Vitamin C is found in fruits and vegetables.
If you were traveling out to se what foods would you pack
to prevent scurvy?
make a vitamin C lunch (or snack). Choose 3 of the foods listed
below to include in your lunch.
that contain vitamin C:
green peppers, red peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, turnip greens,
mustard greens, winter squash, cabbage, cauliflower, sweet
potatoes, white potatoes, and brussel sprouts
citrus fruits, citrus juices, strawberries, cantaloupe, papaya,
mango, watermelon, raspberries, blueberries, cranberries,
Eating fruits and vegetables is very important to keep your
body healthy. Write a silly story titled "The Boy Who
Wouldn't Eat Vegetables".
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