Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to Marco Polo is a great way to incorporate media into your study of China or exploration.
A curious youth Marco Polo accompanies his father and uncle on a trip to China. His thirst for knowledge enables him to remain in China as a member of Kublai Khans court. Some of the Chinese aristocracy however is not happy with the barbarians relationship with their leader. In spite of their opposition Marco Polo becomes one of the khans most trusted advisers even leading fact-finding expeditions throughout the vast empire. Will a young Chinese woman cause him to betray his loyalty to the khan? Join Marco Polo for non-stop excitement and adventure in Asia!
This Z-Guide to Marco Polo contains a topic overview movie synopsis and ten learning activities for an in-depth study of the film. Learn more about Kublai Khan and Chinese cultural achievements. Write an alternative story line and dialogue for the film or plan a Chinese grand tour of Europe showcasing Chinese accomplishments. Evaluate your own beliefs with the worldview activity probe the directors mind with The Filmmakers Art activity and get the entire family involved with the For Family Discussion section at the end of the guide. Choose those activities which best fit your students course objectives areas of interest or time schedule.
Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for district-wide school-wide system-wide classroom or co-op use. (Movie sold separately.)
This Z-Guide is based on the movie Marco Polo (2007). You can view a trailer for the movie below.