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This resource is a must-have for any teacher looking to guide students in visualizing Marco Polo's travels to asia on the Silk Road. By the end, students turn a blank map into an information-packed resource!


***Google Classroom Compatible – these Microsoft Word documents can also be saved as Google Docs and used in Google or other digital classrooms


This download includes both the 25-slide, follow-along interactive PowerPoint AND the blank map handouts in both PDF and MS WORD format.


This activity guides students in turning a blank map of Eurasia into an informational resource with the various land and sea routes of the Silk Road, the Yuan Empire, major trade cities along the way, Marco Polo's route (and return route), geographic features and more.


Marco Polo & the Silk Road Map Activity: Fun, engaging follow-along 25-slide PPT

  • Grade Level:


  • Pages:

    25 slides and a printable follow-along map
  • Subject(s):

    History, World History, Renaissance

  • Format(s):

    Zip with PowerPoint, Word, PDF

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