Marco Polo (Age of Exploration) - Webquest with Key - This 6 page document contains a webquest related to the life and significance of Marco Polo. It details his travels and writing which came to inspire many of the explorers during the Age of Exploration. It includes 15 questions from the history.com website. The website contains an excellent video to engage students and help them understand the legacy of Marco Polo.
This is an excellent teaching tool when learning about Marco Polo and his travels during the Middle Ages. It details his early life and his travels to China and the life he led while there. It also details the significance of his book called "The Travels" and the impact it would have on the Age of exploration and, in particular, explorers such as Christopher Columbus.
This is an excellent tool when learning about Marco Polo and the Age of Exploration and will both engage and inform your students! It can also act as an excellent substitute lesson plan or review activity. It comes with a complete and detailed teacher key for ease of assessment.