Ancient Africa and Timbuktu
Young scholars explore the Mali empire from the 1200's to the present and explain the rise and fall of both Timbuktu and Mali. They then research using the Internet to produce a paper demonstrating their knowledge.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 14 Downloads
Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Communicating Through Sight and Sound - Senufo Drum from West Africa
Students research the Senufo Drum. In this drum activity, students explore the Senufo Drum from West Africa to find its purpose, sounds and symbols. They create their own drum with symbols that reflect their life.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Oprah Winfrey Opens New School in Africa
Learners locate Africa and share their knowledge of the continent, then read a news article about Oprah Winfrey building a school in South Africa. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Life in Ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhai
Students study the ancient African kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai. They brainstorm what they know about ancient African kingdoms before investigating the trade and barter situations, and researching one of the kingdoms for an oral...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History