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Wait for It...The Mongols!Lesson Planet
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While many may imagine the Mongols stereotypically as a barbarian and brutal people, Mr. Green invites his audiences to consider the complexity and impact of this once great empire. This episode covers the benefits, consequences, and...
Marco Polo and The Mongols: Reading ComprehensionLesson Planet
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...
Mongol Eurasia and Its Aftermath: 1200-1500Lesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
Are you teaching a unit on the Mongols and their conquest for power throughout Eurasia? Use this slideshow to note major events, key players, and effects of Mongol rule from 1200-1500 AD. Topics covered include nomadism, Mongol religion,...
The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217Lesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One of the most enduring monuments to Muslim history in the world, the Taj Mahal, was built during the rule of the Mughal Empire. Learn more about the Mongolian and Persian history of the Mughal Empire, including the historical...
The Mongol Conquests: The Mongols, a nomadic people from the steppe, conquer settled societies across much of Asia.Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
Introduce the Mongol Empire, its rulers, and major conquests. This easy-to-follow and brief slide show, highlights key events, timelines, and players of the Mongolian reign. Also, the concepts of the Asian steppe and nomadic life are...
Background on Mongol History and SocietyLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students discuss the impact of the Mongols on history. In groups, they read a different component to the relationship between the Mongols and Han. They summarize what they have read, identify any questions they have and develop their...
China Overview: A Brief History of Chinese DynastiesLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Sometimes all you need is a quick reminder and a brief outline to help put information in order. Present your class with an outline of the major accomplishments, individuals, and culture that marked each of China's ten Dynasties. This is...
World History Fall Final: Ancient History to the American RevolutionLesson Planet
7th - 9th
A variety of topics and activities make up this presentation, which prompts viewers to answer questions from the Stone Age to the American Revolution. Note: You may find some slides more useful and pertinent than others.
How to Celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Mogol EmpireLesson Planet
7th - 8th
Students research information on the Mongolian Empire from various readings and online videos of primary sources and create a poster for oral presentation. Students connect history with the current day, while incorporating geographical,...
History vs. Genghis KhanLesson Planet
6 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What place should Genghis Khan hold in history: vicious thirteenth century warlord, or cultural unifier who set the stage for the modern world? TED-Ed illuminates viewers with arguments behind both historical perspectives and provides...
How to Grow Your Own GlacierLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know that in some parts of the world that glaciers can be grown? And that grown glaciers can be used to provide irrigation water? The narrator of a fascinating video reveals how growing glaciers can fight climate change. And...
Trade in the Indian Ocean: Should China End Zheng He's Treasure Voyages?Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students examine the amount of trade that occurs in the Indian Ocean. Using China as an example, they discuss the reasons why it ended its treasure voyages in the area and predict what would have happened if the voyages continued. They...
Greeks and PersiansLesson Planet
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Considering the evolution of democracy and civilization to this day, is there any reason to believe the Persians should have defeated the Greeks in the Persian War? Why could the legacy of Ancient Greece be considered "profoundly...
On the Road with Marco Polo: Marco Polo in ChinaLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Young scholars 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.
AP World History Unit Test Chapters 8-15Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Get your AP historians thinking about the facts with this exam worksheet, which has students responding to 60 multiple choice questions about world religions, major events, and significant historical figures. The exam specifies chapters...
Classroom Conservation of East Asian CultureLesson Planet
9th - 10th
Students study East Asian culture. They examine the similarities and differences between East Asian and European history and culture. They produce project presentations to "teach" their classmates about very specific cultural traits...