Lessons for Marco Polo

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  • Marco Polo Takes A Trip - … born. But in the 13th century, a young Italian named Marco Polo traveled all the way to China! He spent 17 years … about the remarkable travels of Marco Polo. They will consult maps to locate Venice and follow the routes Marco took to Beijing and … facts about China under Mongol rule, and find out how Marco came to produce his famous book. Then they will work …
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  • Lesson 7: On the Road with Marco Polo: From Hormuz to Venice - In the 13th century, a young Venetian named Marco Polo set out with his father and uncle on a great … the first Europeans to visit the Chinese capital (modern Beijing). Marco so impressed the reigning emperor of China, Kublai Khan, that … next 17 years, Marco was sent on missions to many parts of Kublai's sprawling empire. The Polos finally returned to Venice via the sea route. Marco later wrote a book about his …
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  • Lesson 2: On the Road with Marco Polo: From Venice to Hormuz - In the 13th century, a young Venetian named Marco Polo set out with his father and uncle on a great … the first Europeans to visit the Chinese capital (modern Beijing). Marco so impressed the reigning emperor of China, Kublai Khan, that … next 17 years, Marco was sent on missions to many parts of Kublai's sprawling empire. The Polos finally returned to Venice via the sea route. Marco later wrote a book about his …
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  • Lesson 3: On the Road with Marco Polo: From Hormuz to Kashgar - In the 13th century, a young Venetian named Marco Polo set out with his father and uncle on a great … the first Europeans to visit the Chinese capital (modern Beijing). Marco so impressed the reigning emperor of China, Kublai Khan, that … next 17 years, Marco was sent on missions to many parts of Kublai's sprawling empire. The Polos finally returned to Venice via the sea route. Marco later wrote a book about his …
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  • Lesson 4: On the Road with Marco Polo: Crossing the Deserts of China - In the 13th century, a young Venetian named Marco Polo set out with his father and uncle on a great … the first Europeans to visit the Chinese capital (modern Beijing). Marco so impressed the reigning emperor of China, Kublai Khan, that … next 17 years, Marco was sent on missions to many parts of Kublai's sprawling empire. The Polos finally returned to Venice via the sea route. Marco later wrote a book about his …
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  • Pedro's Journal Discussion Guide - … the West Indies. Explain to students that a famous traveler, Marco Polo, had traveled overland from Italy to India and China in … , silk fabrics, and spices the Europeans had never seen before. Marco Polo told of lands to the east that had great riches … , to India and China. Tell them that merchants did travel Marco's route, traded with the eastern lands, and made huge …
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  • The Discovery of the Americas: A Play About Early Explorers - … , battling disease, and traveling to the Middle East. Marco Polo: Hello, I am Marco Polo. The year is 1270. I have heard stories about …
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  • Going the Way the Wind Blows - … is the significance of the analogy comparing these people to Marco Polo rather than Thomas Edison? 3. Divide the class into five … Chinese people found at these sites as "more of the Marco Polo than Thomas Edison." Research these two famous men and prepare …
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  • Journey Along the Silk Road: Writing Your Own Rihla, or Travel Journal - … . On another map, have students mark the journey taken by Marco Polo. On the same map, but in another color, have them … this way. http://www.ecai.org/silkroad/routes/LightsofEarthOriginal.jpg Marco Polo and China http://www.eduplace.com/ss/hmss/7/unit …
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  • Sound for Sight - … from objects in the environment. As a result of a Marco-Polo type activity and subsequent lesson, students learn basic concepts of … Ears do the Walking - Students play a modified game of "marco polo" to understand the difficulty of using just the sense of …
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