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Silk Roads 2: How did The Silk Road Empires grow?

MongolsThis enquiry focuses on looking at the two warlike empire of the Mongols and the Macedonians and comparing the extent to which they are similar.

This enquiry builds on the previous lesson’s narrative focus on empire.

It also looks to give learners  physical anchor points for locations, interactions and scale of these empires through the use of maps.

Your pupils will find out vital information about the two empires, construct a narrative for each one.

They will then plot their growth on a map and will be challenged to create some complex sentences to sum up their learning.

 

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