The Importance of Trade Routes
In this cultural diffusion study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the significance of trade routes and then respond to a reflection question.
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The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis,...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Exercises: African Civilizations II
Reading and writing often go together. After reading a material related to the great civilizations of ancient Africa use this worksheet to solidify students comprehension. There are 3 short answer questions related to Islam in Africa,...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 3/6
Part two of this six-part series focuses on not only what India produces, but what it imports as well. Discover how the Kushans pushed through the Middle East, India, and China and help spread Indian culture and Buddhism throughout the...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Trekking to Timbuktu: Trade in West Africa (Lesson 2)
Students examine the importance of trade in West Africa. Using a virtual time capsule, they travel back to ancient times and travel along with a caravan. They answer specific questions related to the journey and items they are trading....
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts