The Silk Road
Sixth graders travel the Silk Road. In this world history lesson, 6th graders explore the exports, imports, and ideas that traveled along the Silk Road as they examine the geography and physical obstacles along the trade route.
6th Social Studies & History 55 Views 118 Downloads
Archaeology Inventory Project
What can be learned from ancient art and artifacts? In the second of a series of lessons devoted to the history of Afghanistan, class members assume the role of archaeologists and investigate art found along the Silk Road. They observe,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Trade and Travel Along the Silk Road
Young scholars examine the religions that developed along the Silk Road. In this compare and contrast lesson, students visit various stations within the classroom to learn about the Silk Road and the two religions that developed. Using a...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Silk Road and Ancient Trade
What was the the Silk Road and how did it radically expand the scope of trade? What was the value of silk, and how did connections between merchants reshape lives in Africa and Eurasia? Find out by watching this historic episode!
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Guess That Spice
From medical treatments to cooking, people have been using herbs and spices for thousands of years. Perform a blind smell test of household herbs and spices to engage students in learning about ancient spice trading. Research the history...
1st - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 4/6
The effects of the Silk Route and Indian trade continues with part three of this six-part series. Learn about new archaeological discoveries that clearly show various occupations of outsiders in India. Greeks, Romans, and Kushans all...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History