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Making Akan Gold Weights and Understanding their Proverbial Meanings

Young scholars examine a variety of gold weights used by the Asante in West Africa. In groups, they discuss the purpose of the gold weights and practice saying proverbs associated with different pieces of art. To end the lesson, they identify the morals in each proverb.

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4th - 5th
World History
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning

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