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Friday, January 11

Today’s Learning: How did Europe contribute to global trade during the Middle Ages?

Warm Up: Please make sure both sides of your Italian Trade Interactive Reading Guide is complete and accurate. IF you’re finished, find something quiet to do.

Class Work: Share your warm up responses with your assigned travel partner. Then attach your completed Italian Trade Interactive Reading Guide to p. 6 of your notebook with a hinge.

Afroeurasia Trade Map/ChartUse pp 134-135 (or 70-71) in the atlas on your table to locate and label (do NOT use blue or green to label) only the following EUROPEAN cities:

  • -London
  • -Paris
  • -Genoa
  • -Venice
  • -Constantinople (Istanbul)

On the chart on the back, in the box for “Trade Routes” and “Europe”, write:

  • -London to Genoa (sea)
  • -Paris to Genoa (land)
  • -Paris to Venice (land)
  • -Genoa to Venice (sea)
  • -Venice to Constantinople (sea)

Then, use  a colored pencil to trace those routes on the map, using dashed green lines for land routes and solid blue lines for sea routes.

On the chart on the back of your Afroeurasian Trade Map in the box for “Goods Produced” and “Europe”, write:

  • -Wool, textiles, iron ore, lumber

Describe the stories you hear on today’s CNN 10 to p. 7 of your notebook.

Standards 5.1/5.2 Quiz, Wednesday, January 16.

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