This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Nicolo Polo and Maffeo Polo, well-respected merchants from Venice, set sail for Constantinople in 1250. The object of this lesson is to learn about the Polo brothers meeting Barka, war with Alau, and the beginning of their journey to meet the grand khan.
1) 1. Class discussion: Nicolo and Maffeo Polo were well-respected merchants from Venice. They set sail for Constantinople in a ship of their own with a very...
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