Lesson Plan

Trade in the Indian Ocean: Should China End Zheng He's Treasure Voyages?

Students examine the amount of trade that occurs in the Indian Ocean. Using China as an example, they discuss the reasons why it ended its treasure voyages in the area and predict what would have happened if the voyages continued. They use a map to trace Indian Ocean trade routes.

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6th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning