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The Silk Highway

Eighth graders watch a movie entitled, "The Rise of the Explorers." Afterward, they take a quiz over the material, draw a map of the silk highway, and explain how it worked. Students list reasons why European monarchs wanted a direct route to Asia and identify the early explorers to Asia.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Research
Technology
Video
Usage Permissions
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