Marco Polo Takes a Trip

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  • Aug 24 2010 9:04 AM

    Bob Benoit

     

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.
    Well done lesson by Edsitement

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In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students learn about the travels of Venetian adventurer Marco Polo. They consult maps to locate Venice and follow the routes Marco Polo took to Beijing and back. They learn about the challenges of traveling along the Silk Road, discover some interesting facts about China under Mongol rule, and find out how Marco Polo came to produce his famous book. Finally, they work in groups to create a large mural/timeline of the life and adventures of this famous traveler.

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    Grade: TK/K to 2

    Topics: World History, History-Social Science

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