Porcelain And Trade Economics
Students discover the concepts of importing and exporting through the study of Asian luxury goods, in particular porcelain. This lesson includes resource links to primay source images.
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Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
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What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
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Trading in the Silk Roads Cities
Young scholars explore elements of trade along the Silk Roads by examining products of various locations along the route, production, influences of resources and environment, challenges of transportation, and economic exchange; students...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Trade in the Silk Road Cities
Students use Google Earth to map cities along the Silk Road trade route. In this Silk Road trading activity, students complete a worksheet examining production, transportation, and value of goods and research trade items. Students create...
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Students view the photo of the The Tea Trade Painting and discuss what they see. They will then discuss what went into the beginning of a major sea voyage. Next they explore routes traveled by the New England traders. They study sailing...
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Looking At French Decorative Arts: The Quest For True Porcelain
Students research the history of trade in porcelain wares from Asia and the quest to re-create true hard-paste porcelain in Europe. They analyze the effects of production and consumption of luxury goods on French society in this period.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts