Silk Road Caravan
Students determine how the geographic features of the Silk Road trade route contributed to the economic development and diffusion of culture in both Eastern and Western Civilizations.
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New Review Arts of the Islamic World
Learn more about the history and five pillars of Islam with an extensive resource that focuses on the religion's connection to art. Focusing on calligraphy, textiles, and architecture, the packet illustrates the beauty of the artistic...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Journey Along the Silk Road: Writing Your Own Rihla, or Travel Journal
Students develop basic research and writing skills. They explore and interpret and make maps. Students develop a global perspective. Also student explore the relationships between geography, climate and the nature of various societies.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Trading in the Silk Roads Cities
Students 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 then...
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 instructional activity, students complete a worksheet examining production, transportation, and value of goods and research trade items....
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Silk Roads Big Map: A Silk Roads Encounters Project
Students are introduced to the Silk Road and its purpose. Using a map outline, they create an oversized replica of the Silk Road from Europe to Asia. They add political and physical features to the map along with the routes of travelers.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts