Students will receive one of three brief readings on one empire. They will then create a dating ad to entice a romantic partner for their empire. Directions and readings are included. The readings are also great for an introduction for any purpose or for part of more in-depth research.
This activity is meant as an introduction to the unit and covers the following standards:
Topic: First Global Age The transoceanic linking of all the major regions of the world led to economic, political, cultural and religious transformations.
Content Statement 8. Empires in Africa (Ghana, Mali and Songhay) and Asia (Byzantine, Ottoman, Mughal and China) grew as commercial and cultural centers along trade routes.
Common Core Standards
WH 7.3 a&b
1 – culture: Human beings create, learn, share, and adapt to culture