Arts of Asia in Reach
Silk Road/Trading Goods & Currency Lesson Plan
5. Books & Web Sites

  • Major, John. The Silk Route: 7000 Miles of History. Harper Trophy, 1997.
    This is a good review for young children of the geographical route, major cities, and products that were moved along the Silk Roads. Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE).
  • Along the Silk Road: People, Interaction, and Cultural Exchange. Stanford University, 1993.
    This curriculum resource contains excellent maps for use in creating Big Maps.

Web Sites