The Kingdom of Benin

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Discover the society of Benin through analysis of several artifacts and rich primary source materials. Here you'll find worksheets on topics as the work of Benin craftsmen, the influence of the all-powerful Oba, explanations for the great wealth and power of the kingdom, and the structure of the city itself.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

  • Use timeline worksheets to guide learners through a brief overview of Benin history before beginning the following worksheets
  • Be sure to check out the teacher reference, which explains connections between Benin artifacts and major events in the kingdom's history, included in the resource's additional materials
Pros

  • Excellent tool for practicing primary and secondary source analysis
  • Images of artifacts provided on each worksheet, as well as guiding questions and suggested follow-up activities
Cons

  • None