Why does Frankopan think that the Silk Roads are so significant?

Last updated: 30/11/2023
Contributor: Teachit Author
Why does Frankopan think that the Silk Roads are so significant?
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Overview resources: World history
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Complete lesson
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This KS3 lesson explores the importance of the Silk Roads according to historian Peter Frankopan and helps students to develop important historical analysis skills.

Throughout the lesson, students develop their understanding of the Silk Roads and their significance. They learn critical thinking skills, historical analysis, and the ability to evaluate the impact of the Silk Roads on the development of civilizations, trade, religion, diseases, and conflicts.

The activities in this lesson include object analysis, reading summaries, watching videos, and engaging in discussions to foster a comprehensive understanding of why the Silk Roads are considered important.

Looking for more like this?

Try this complete lesson How did the Silk Roads develop over time? to review key events in the development of the Silk Roads, or this History of the Silk Road Quiz from our sister site, Infoplease.

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