This product is an 21 question movie guide that follows episode 6 of Mankind: The Story of All of Us - Survivors. It includes a reflective question after viewing the film.
The questions go in order. Most of the questions are fill in the blank or short response. This is an excellent way to hold your students accountable for the viewing of the film. Answer key included!
If you do not own the film, a YouTube link is provided on the worksheet (great for when students are absent).
Episode Description from History Channel:
Gold and salt in Africa lead to a vibrant trade between continents. Europe is reborn. Money flows into Venice creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs willing to take risks. In China, a new weapon – the gun allows a peasant uprising to unify the country. Chinese innovations inspire Europe, leading to the – printing press. Millions of books are printed, one of which will inspire a journey to the New World. Armed with new ideas and technologies, Europeans set their sights on conquering new lands.
Trade of Salt, Silk
Overthrow of the Mongul Empire
Development of Gunpowder
The origins of the Ming Dynasty
Great Wall of China
Development of the Printing Press
***More MANKIND THE STORY OF US***
Episode 1 - Inventors (prehistoric humans, domestication of animals, agricultural revolution, civilization, the Bronze Age, etc.)
Episode 2 - Iron Men (Iron Age, Sparta, Athens, Persian Empire, Rise of China, Democracy)
Episode 3 - Empires (Roman Empire, Rise of Christanity, Jesus Christ, etc.)
Episode 4 - Warriors (Fall of Rome, Vikings, Polynesia, Crusades, Rise of Islam)
Episode 5 - The Plague (The Plague, Mongols, Incan Empire, Columbian Exchange, etc.)
Episode 6 - Survivors (Mongols, China, Columbus, etc)
Episode 7 - New World (Leif Ericson, Aztec, Cortez, Columbus, Columbian Exchange, etc)
Episode 8 - Treasure (Pilgrims, First Thanksgiving, Slave Trade, Pirates, Taj Mahal, etc.)
Episode 9 - Pioneers (Salem Witch Trials, Fur Trade, American Revolution, Captain James Cook, Declaration of Independence, etc.)
Episode 10 - Revolutions (American Revolution, Industrial Revolution, Urbanization, Opium Trade, American Civil War, etc.)
Episode 11 - Speed (Japan, Titanic, Empire State Building, Scramble for Africa, new technologies, etc)
Episode 12 - New Frontiers (WWII, Atomic Bombs, Nuclear Technology, ALCAN Highway, Civil Rights Movement, TV, etc)
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