Exciting Cooperative group activity that alligns with the Common Core Standards.
Students will create a board game about the Silk Road. They will complete a graphic organizer that will help them sort information as they read about the Silk Road in their textbook, internet or you could provide them articles.
Students will use the rubric and graphic organizer to create a board game that asks them to show products found along the Silk Road, places the road goes to, ideas spread along the Silk Road, physical and human barriers, products traded, cultures and negative effects.
This purchase includes the pregame organizer to sort their brainstorming/research session ideas and the rubric in PDF format. Give the students the rubric ahead of time and this can double as their directions for what to include in their board game.