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The Mongol Empire: As Emperor of China, Kublai Khan encourages foreign trade.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Establish an understanding of the rise and fall of Kublai Khan and the Mongol Empire in China. Included are well-organized informational slides and a fabulous timeline.
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On the Road with Marco Polo: Marco Polo in China

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate who the Mongols were and where their empire was located. They research Kublai Khan and the region he ruled. They study the major products of 13th Century China.
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Marco Polo and China

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Globalization started a long time ago. Think back to one of the first international explorers Marco Polo. This slide-show describes what he did, how he influenced Kublai Khan, and his long journey route. Use this resource to review or...
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The Mongol Empire

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Mongol Empire worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer that requires them to read the noted section in their textbook and record details about Kublai Khan and Mongol rule.
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Ancient Trade

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine the impact trade had on connecting ancient civilizations. Learners use notes during this lecture to compose a paragraph explaining what life would be like if Marco Polo and Kublai Khan had never met. This slide show is...
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Imperial China: Qin to Ming Dynasties

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Looking for a way to supplement a unit on ancient China or world cultures? Look no further than this presentation, which combines rich information with entertaining pictures of Chinese artifacts. China's glorious dynasties provide a...
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How Shall We Rule China? Role Play

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze what relationship the Mongols established with the Chinese, how the Mongols governed, from what political center and what their policies were toward land use in China.
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Mongol Dynasty

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students identify and analyze the Yuan Dynasty; the Kings and Kingdoms; who the Mongols were and what they did; the Mongol Conquest of China; the Four Class Systems; the Genghis Kahn's rise to power; the Genghis Khan- Conquests; the...
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Ancient China

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study ancient China. In this ancient China instructional activity set, 6th graders follow directions to label a world map with countries, water bodies, and travel routes. They participate in a lecture on Confucius, research...
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Marco Polo and The Mongols: Reading Comprehension

For Students 8th - 10th
Here are two reading passages one on the life and times of Marco Polo and one on the Mongol Empire. Included are 7 comprehension questions. A great way to practice reading informational texts with high comprehension or for comparative...
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Mongolia and Taiwan

For Students 7th - 9th
In this geography skills worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about Mongolia and Taiwan and then respond to 4 short answer questions and complete a graphic organizer based on the information.
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Mongolia and Taiwan

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Mongolia worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer as they read several passages about the extent of the Mongol Empire, Pacific Rim, and life in Mongolia and Taiwan, then answer four comprehension questions.
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On the Road with Marco Polo: Sea Voyage to India

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine Marco Polo's route from China to Sumatra. They investigate the geography and climate, the religions and architecture of modern Indonesia. They study the use of spices and why they were so important in medieval times.
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The Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty and the Rise of the Ming

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Facts about the Mongol Dynasty are numbered in this short informational lesson plan. After reading the facts, learners are presented with four critical questions that they research with the use of the three resources provided. 
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Marco Polo

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this history reading comprehension worksheet, students first read a 3 paragraph text about the life of Marco Polo. Students then answer 10 multiple choice comprehension and vocabulary questions.
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Breaking News English: World's Tallest Man Marries

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English activity, students read "World's Tallest Man Marries," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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On the Road with Marco Polo: Marco Polo in China

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students trace Marco Polo's route into China and use the Internet to research major products fabricated in 13th century China. They discuss their findings and write a report on either: silk, porcelain, jade, lacquerware or tea.
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On the Road with Marco Polo

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students follow Marco Polo's route to and from China. They explore the geography, local products, culture, and fascinating sites of those regions. They record their findings.
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The Travels of Marco Polo

For Students 4th - 5th
In this social studies reading comprehension activity, learners read a page long detailed biography of Marco Polo. Students complete 12 multiple choice questions and one essay.
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Marco Polo Takes A Trip

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify Marco Polo and discuss why he took his trip, indicate on map routes Marco Polo took to China and back, describe challenges of traveling along Silk Road, list several interesting aspects of 13th Century Chinese culture,...
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Marco Polo and Edmund Hillary

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Marco Polo and Edmund Hillary activity, learners read about the lives of the 2 explorers. They then answer 3 questions pertaining to the information they read.
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A Study of Cross-Cultural Connections

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders analyze connections between Asia and Europe in the pre-Renaissance period. They identify and analyze elements of Japanese and Chinese culture similiar to that of feudal Europe.
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Eyewitness-History of the World

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students, after given the opportunity to us the software Eyewitness-History of the World, research a given topic, abstract the main ideas, and ultimately present the findings to the class. Inevitably, the students design three quiz...

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