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Lesson 1: On the Road with Marco Polo: A Boy in 13th Century Venice

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate Marco Polo's life as a young boy in 13th century Venice. They analyze maps, explore various websites, complete a chart and answer discussion questions, and create a travel brochure about visiting 13th century Venice.
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Lesson 3: On the Road with Marco Polo: From Hormuz to Kashgar

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young explorers examine the route that Marco Polo and his father traveled to reach China. They examine online maps of the Silk Road and harsh terrain of Afghanistan to determine challenges that may have been encountered during travel.
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On the Road with Marco Polo: Sea Voyage to India

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students 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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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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Marco Polo

For Students 3rd - 4th
In 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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The Travels of Marco Polo

For Students 4th - 5th
For this social studies reading comprehension worksheet, students 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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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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Sharing Beliefs and Ideas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how cultural ideas and thought were exchanged as travelers and traders of the Silk Road met, interacted, and traded with different peoples from different regions and cultures along the Silk Road.
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Medieval Travelers

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the impact of trade on culture. In this trade lesson, 10th graders compare the travels of Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta. Students research the explorers and create materials for a gallery walk that feature the impact...
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Worksheet #11 Questions - European Crusades

For Students 7th - 8th
In this European Crusade worksheet, students examine several terms that relate to the aforementioned topic in ten fill in the blank questions.
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Marco Polo and Edmund Hillary

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Marco Polo and Edmund Hillary worksheet, students read about the lives of the 2 explorers. They then answer 3 questions pertaining to the information they read.
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Internet Explorers Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 5th
In this explorers scavenger hunt worksheet, students research 10 different explorers famous in history using the Internet. First, they read each question to determine which explorer to research and why they were important. Then, students...
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Explorers

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students search interactive sites to discover the history of exploration. They inspect an explorers' timeline and read about them. They participate in a Viking quest game and a multimedia recreation of Marco Polo's explorations.
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Sharing Beliefs and Ideas

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the roles of trading and pilgrimage in promoting exchange of goods and ideas. They appreciate the roles played by Xuan Zang and Marco Polo in the material and cultural exchange among the peoples of the Silk Road.
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Sharing Beliefs and Ideas

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine how cultural ideas and thought were exchanged as travelers and traders of the Silk Road met, interacted, and traded with different peoples from different regions and cultures along the Silk Road.