Silk Road Teams (P4)

Team #1: Kailin, Will, Holly, Ryan
Chang-an-Dunhuang ... Zhang Qian ... Roman merchant
Team #2: Laura, Jon, Stephen, Brandon
Dunhuang to Kashgar (southern) ... Xuan Zang ... Turkish merchant
Team #3: Alex, Ricky, Brady, Tucker
Dunhuang to Kashgar (northern) ... Marco Polo ... Persian merchant
Team #4: Allanna, Torri, Mandi
Across the Pamirs ... Kubilai Khan ... Cerntral Asian merchant
Team #5: Rachel, Jeremy, Brad
Ferghana Valley-Merv ... Rabban Bar Sauma ... Indian merchant
Team #6: Mckenzie, Caila, Solomon
Merv-Antioch ... Sir Aurel Stein ... Chinese merchant

Silk Road Teams (P6)

Team #1: Allison, Peyton, Brynne
Chang-an-Dunhuang ... Zhang Qian ... Roman merchant
Team #2: Hailey, Danielle, Chance, Nia
Dunhuang to Kashgar (southern) ... Xuan Zang ... Turkish merchant
Team #3: Tyler, Thalia, Abbie, Italee
Dunhuang to Kashgar (northern) ... Marco Polo ... Persian merchant
Team #4: Riley, Alexia, Brittany
Across the Pamirs ... Kubilai Khan ... Cerntral Asian merchant
Team #5: Kenna, Bailey, Nat
Ferghana Valley-Merv ... Rabban Bar Sauma ... Indian merchant
Team #6: Hayley, Madi, Sean
Merv-Antioch ... Sir Aurel Stein ... Chinese merchant

Silk Road Assignments

1. "Journey Along the Silk Road"

  • Read your section in "Silk Road by Segments" in class on Wednesday
  • Complete the worksheet.



2. "Profile of Silk Road traveler"

  • Read the profile of the traveler from your country in class on Thursday.
  • With your group, report to the class at the end of the period with (1) name and background (2) motive
    (3) achievements (4) outcome



3. "Merchant Simulation"

  • Read "Merchant Information" sheet for your merchant in class on Thursday or over the weekend.
  • Learn to say "hello" in your native country's language.
  • Prepare your "trade log" costs for the simulation. Then trade at the bazaar.
  • Try to get the best price for your goods, and trade for goods prized at home.
  • After you have completed your trades, fill out your trade log.
  • After the announced unexpected event, complete and log one more trade.
  • The merchants with the most emporios at the end win.