The Silk Road Differentiated Instruction PowerPoint Mini-Lesson

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Kasha Mastrodomenico
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The Silk Road was a trade route that crossed Asia and connect Europe with the East. This PowerPoint includes two levels: Basic and Enriched that can be used individually or in a parallel co-teaching situation. It also includes vocabulary associated with the Silk Road and an essential question. These are the headings of the slides:

What was the Silk Road?
Who traveled on the Silk Road?
Effects of the Silk Road
Exchange of Goods
Exchange of Ideas and Culture
Dangers of the Silk Road

There is a differentiated instruction lesson plan that goes with it, and is not included in this download. It can be purchased by clicking on this link: Silk Road Lesson Plan. It includes 2 levels of note sheets as well as 3 levels of graphic organizers, 3 levels of vocabulary sheets and 3 MI activities (diorama, musical skit, and diary) that allow for student choice.

Please download the preview so that you can see what you will be getting. Thank you in advance for rating and commenting on this product. Please be specific when you comment so that other teachers know why you rated the way you did. It also helps me become a better teacher. This PowerPoint was last revised on 11/18/2013. All links worked on that day. I cannot guarantee links because I do not control the internet.

This is now part of a lesson plan and PowerPoint BUNDLE! You can SAVE $1.01 if you buy the BUNDLE instead of each part individually. Follow this link to find the BUNDLE: The Silk Road Bundle

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Total Pages
24 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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