“Marco”, “Polo”, “Marco”, “Polo” – kids in swimming pools all shouting out in a game of …. cat and mouse ….. the swimming pool game where one person closes their eyes, shouts out “Marco” and the others reply with “Polo”. ‘Marco’ has to try and catch those that shout out ‘Polo’. History states that the explorer, Marco Polo, was lost and he thought he heard his family calling his name, ‘Marco’ and he replied with ‘Polo’. Did you know Marco didn’t even meet his own father until he was 15 years old? Such was life back in 1254 when Marco was born.
We welcome you to visit this amazing explorer and find out more about his journeys. Meet him through his BioView® via our eBook or audio book; his own story told by him to you. Teachers, here’s another LESSON ready for you to share with students. These stories really capture the students immediately as the historical subject tells their own story.
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We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.