Assign this text to deeply engage your students!

Actively Learn provides free ELA, science, and social studies digital content—short stories, primary sources, textbook sections, science articles, novels, videos, and more—and embeds them with standards-aligned assignments to assign immediately or customize for your students.

Whether you’re looking for “The Tell-Tale Heart,” The Hate U Give, “The Gettysburg Address,” or current science articles and simulations, Actively Learn is the free go-to source to help you guide your students' growth in critical thinking all year.

Teaching Marco Polo’s travels and writing

Marco Polo’s travels and writing

Marco Polo was a merchant and explorer from Venice, Italy. He became famous for his travels throughout Asia toward the end of the 13th century, between 1275 and 1292 CE. He even served the Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.

Mark Cartwright
Ancient History Encyclopedia

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did Marco Polo's travels change how other Europeans thought of the rest of the world?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
Assign this text to your students for free!