Type:

Lesson Plan, Other

Description:

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.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • K

Keywords:

K to 2 | Lesson

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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