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Walking in his/her shoes - The Mongol Expansion

Walking in his/her shoes - The Mongol Expansion

Can your students walk in the shoes of someone from the topic The Mongol Expansion? This empathetic task requires students to recount an attack on a the village of Otrar, on the border of the Khwarazm Empire. Unfortunately, your account must be given on your knees before the Great Khan and you will need to explain why 20 warriors died. There is a marking guide provided. This task is designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: Expanding Contacts The Mongols
WayneWoods
Crack the Code - The Mongol Expansion

Crack the Code - The Mongol Expansion

Revision activity for the topic The Mongol Expansion. Students use the decoding key to decode the 6 questions. They then answer the questions from their class notes to answer the questions. The activity is designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: Expanding Contacts The Mongol Expansion
WayneWoods
3 Cloze Activities: The Mongol Expansion

3 Cloze Activities: The Mongol Expansion

4 Cloze activities on the topic The Mongol Expansion. The activities are: + The Battle of Ain Jalut + Genghis Khan + The invasion of Europe + The failed invasions of Japan Designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 4 Depth Study 5: The Asia-Pacific World 6a: Mongol Expansion (c. AD 1206 – c. 1368)
WayneWoods
MEDICINE BINGO

MEDICINE BINGO

Good activity for revision Read the questions out and give the students the black and white bingo board
RachelRMA
GENGHIS KHAN - A LARGER THAN LIFE FIGURE IN HISTORY

GENGHIS KHAN - A LARGER THAN LIFE FIGURE IN HISTORY

This unit has a focus on the founder of the Mongolian Empire - Genghis Khan. It can stand alone as an example of an important figure in history. It forms the foundation of s study on the role of this leader from early obscurity to prominent leader. The history and the museum depicted in the front page clearly reveal the respect modern day Mongolian people pay to this leader in their history. Visit the museum and gaze at the photos and the map. You will then understand why the heading 'larger than life" is appropriate. Attachment pages are provided so that hard copies can be given to your students. The answer page is provided if you need some guidelines.
KPolkinghorne
Newspaper front page: The Mongol Expansion

Newspaper front page: The Mongol Expansion

Newspaper front page activity requiring students to report on the Mongol invasion of China including reasons for the invasion, the Battle of Wild Fox Ridge, the siege of Zhongdu (Beijing) and the leadership of Genghis Khan. It is designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: The Mongol Expansion
WayneWoods
Asssessment task: The Mongol Expansion

Asssessment task: The Mongol Expansion

There are 3 parts to this task: 1. Create a model of a Mongol weapon or armour or piece of clothing, 2. Write a brief information report on the item that you have selected, 3. Include an annotated bibliography of at least 4 sources of information for your task. This has been a very popular task over many years and is guaranteed to maintain student engagement. I suggest that you advise school staff of the day that the task is due so that they are aware that models of knives, swords, shields etc. will be coming directly to you at the start of the day. This will avoid misunderstandings. Some of these models have been truly outstanding replicas! This assessment task meets the requirements of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum and BOSTES assessment guidelines. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: The Mongol Expansion This is a great task to promote History!
WayneWoods
Deconstructing a visual image - Mongol cavalryman

Deconstructing a visual image - Mongol cavalryman

This activity provides students with a primary visual image - a painting of a Mongol cavalryman, and deconstructs the components of the image in order to identify what it was about Mongol mounted warriors that made them particularly effective. Students then use the image and the background work they have completed in class to write a brief speech using the scaffolding provided. The outcome being taught is: HT4-10 selects and uses appropriate oral, written, visual and digital forms to communicate about the past. This activity is designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: The Mongol Expansion
WayneWoods
Mongol tactics and strategies

Mongol tactics and strategies

Set of activities that include a passage to read to the class on Mongol tactics and strategies, matching the key word/concept with its definition, short answer questions on selected Mongol tactics and a long narrative response: Imagine you are an arlok (commander) in the Mongol army. You have laid siege to the great walled city of Beijing. Write a narrative of the day you succeed in gaining entry. Don’t forget to use all your senses (what you see, smell, taste, hear and touch) as well as your feelings and emotions. A summary of the features of a narrative text type are provided for students to be able to scaffold their response. The lesson is designed for Year 8 students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: The Mongol Expansion.
WayneWoods