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  • 1. M A R C O P OL OYOU WILL LEAN ABOUT METAN,TAN,TAAANBy Andreas FRAGOYIANNIS LOPEZ
  • 2. Wh a t d o y o u k n o w? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?1.From where is the great Marco Polo.(A)SPAIN(B)ITALY(C)CHINA2.How many kilometres did he travel(A)Less than 40,000(B)40,000(C)non of that3.What did he discover?(A)Scissors and pencils(B)Football and sailing(C)Postage system and paper money
  • 3. WHY DID I PICK MARCO POLOI picked Marco Polo because he travelledto many countries and if he didnt travelto Asia the world would not be so fun andexciting.Because imagine if paper money didntexist it would be hard to buy things.The eyeglasses where very important todiscover because if he dint discover themmy dad will be blind.
  • 4. BIOGRAPHYHe was born in Venice in 1254 .His father was a wealthy merchant whooften trade to distant lands.Marco Polo was 17 years old he went withhis father and uncle to China,calledCathay.It took them 3 years to get toChina.
  • 5. THE SILK ROADThe Silk Road went from Eastern Europeto Northern China. It was called the Silk Road because silkcloth was the major export from China.Not much people traveled the entire roadbecause they where scared of robbers thatstole money from the road.But Marco Polohis Father and his Uncle wanted to do itall tan tan tan!!!!!!!!
  • 6. THE BIG TRAVELHow long do you think it took Marco Polo to finish this trip?
  • 7. T HE Y E A R S I N C HI NA !!!!!!1275-Marco Polo is appointed as an envoyfor the Kublai Khan and is travelsthrough China on his missions1296-A marriage is arranged for thedaughter of Kublai Khan,the PrincessCocachin, and the Polos accompany thewedding party,consisting of a fourteenships, to Persia.
  • 8. T HE Y E A R S I N C HI NA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!He learned to speak Chinese that no otherEuropean had done before and he sawmany things that know one had seenbefore for example...
  • 9. FIREWORKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! C OOL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 10. P A P E R M ONE Y !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!IM RICH HEH HEH HEH
  • 11. P OS T A GE S Y S T E M ,I C E - C R E A M ,E Y E GL A S S E S .And a postage system,ice-cream andeyeglasses.
  • 12. HI S F I NA L Y E A R SMarco Polo lived in China for twentyyears .His father, uncle and him decided to headback home.After a few years home, Venicefought a war with the city of Genova andhe was put in jail .
  • 13. HI S F I NA L Y E A R S !!!!!!!He told his journeys to a writer calledRustichello who wrote them all in a bookcalled “The Travels of Marco Polo”The book became very popular and it wastranslated to many languages.
  • 14. Wh a t I l e a n t1.I learned that Marco Polo went to jail.2.I learned that he knew how to speakchinese.3.I leaned to use my dads computer.4.I learned to do animations and sounds.5.I learned to what is the SILK ROAD.
  • 15. Bibliographyhttp://www.eduplace.com/kids/socsci/books/applicatihttp://www.history-timelines.org.uk/people-timelines/1Miles Kelly (2010) My first question and answer book,