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Who were the Mongols?  Where was their empire?  Who was Genghis Khan?  How did the Mongols impact history?  These questions and more will be answered as you work in small groups.  Keep an open mind and follow the protocols we have been using all year.


Step 1 - Study the countries of East Asia  by clicking on the picture.  

If you master all of the countries of East asia, try studying southeast asia.

Step 2 - Use this link to your techbook to learn about the mongols and the rise of genghis khan.  Answer the five questions found in the google class stream.  once you have answered the questions please see me for a quick conference before moving on to the next step.


Click here for an answer key to the questions.  Make a copy!

Step 3 - The mongols used horses and archery to quickly conquer many enemies.  Watch the video and try both video games.


Watch this video of Mongolian horseback riders shooting arrows.  What do you think of the landscape?  What did you notice about the riders?


Play this archery game.  

Are you Mongolian level?


Be like the Mongols!  Conquer civilizations!

Step 4- Use your document to answer the Google Form questions.  The Google form can be found in the class stream.   Remember, do not submit your answers until you have discussed each question with your group.  This will count as a quiz grade.


Document A


Document B


Document C


Document D


advanced readers only!

learn more about temujin by clicking

on the picture!

Step 5 - Review Asian geography.  Click on the picture to identify the countries of East and Southeast Asia.  Go ahead and learn more if you can!


Step 6 - In your group, create a Kahoot review that contains at least 2 questions from each document.  Each team member is responsible for contributing questions.  (You may help each other!) This assignment  will be worth a classwork grade.  DO NOT INCLUDE INFORMATION ONLY FOUND IN THE ADVANCED READING!!  You will play the Kahoot review games in team mode.