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Timbuktu: A Center of Trade

Students pretend to take a field trip to Timbuktu. Using the internet, they research the origins and secrets of this important city. They use a map to discover how important its location is to trade. They also examine why Timbuktu became a part of the country of Mali.

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6th - 8th
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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