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    • Thumb image for Sundiata, Mali's Lion KingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Sundiata, Mali's Lion King

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts, Geography, Music and 2 additional..
      This ARTSEDGE lesson introduces the legendary Malian king Sundiata Keita, known as the Lion King of Mali, by using elements of t...
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      Trekking to Timbuktu: Mansa Musa Takes a Trip

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Engineering & Design, History-Social Science, Visual Arts, Geography
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students learn about Mansa Musa, the first emperor of Mali. They disco...
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      Bibliography on African Storytelling

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Electives, Literary Analysis, Geography, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison African Studies Center, contains a bibliography on African Storytelling....
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      Islamic Manuscripts from Mali

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: World History, History-Social Science, Geography, World Geography
      Islamic Manuscripts from Mali showcases 22 manuscripts from Timbuktu and the surrounding regions of Mali and West Africa, enabli...
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      Why Do Civilizations Fall?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: World History, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this resource from the Annenberg Media Project, students learn about the rise and fall of civilizations. They examine what ha...
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      Lesson Plan: The Road to Timbuktu

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: World History, History-Social Science, Geography, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, students examine the mysteries of the city of Timbuktu and its surrounding geographic regions. Through mapping a...
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      Smithsonian in Your Classroom: What Is Currency? Lessons from Historic Africa

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 8
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      In lesson plans, students gain a basic understanding of money and economics by exploring the currency system of the Akan people ...
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      A Country Study: Ghana

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Economics, World History, History-Social Science, Geography
      Read about the geography of Ghana in this country study, provided by American Memory at the Library of Congress. Included is inf...
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    • Thumb image for Mali Empire and Djene FiguresResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Mali Empire and Djene Figures

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Curriculum resource, developed for use in the classroom, that examines the history, art, and culture of the ancient Mali Empire....
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      The Travels of Ibn Battuta

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: World History, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this Xpeditions lesson, students work in groups to research the different areas that the 14th-century Islamic traveler Ibn Ba...
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      Trekking to Timbuktu: Trade in Ancient West Africa

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Economics, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students learn about the trade routes of the ancient kingdom of Ghana....
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      African Voices

      Grades: 4 to 8
      Subjects: World Geography
      Website exploring the diversity and global influence of African culture. Includes interactive historical timeline from pre-histo...
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    • Thumb image for African Traditional ReligionResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      African Traditional Religion

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Sociology, World History, History-Social Science, Electives
      This web page from Afrika World provides extensive links to resources on African traditional religion. Links are also included ...
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      Trekking to Timbuktu: The Geography of Mali

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Economics, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students learn about the geography of Mali. They examine the critical ...
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      Reclaiming the Ancient Manuscripts of Timbuktu

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Islam, World History, History-Social Science, Electives and 3 additional..
      In this National Geographic News article, read about Timbuktu. Starting in the 12th century, scholars flocked to Timbuktu, follo...
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    • Thumb image for On the Edge, TimbuktuResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      On the Edge, Timbuktu

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Islam, History-Social Science, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Electives and 5 additional..
      This page, from NPR, describes the ethnosphere project, which will use technology and powerful images to raise consciousness abo...
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      The Road To Timbuktu

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: World History, History-Social Science, Geography
      This page, from PBS, provides an overview of the history of the West African city of Timbuktu and the Sudanic empires of Mali an...
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    • Thumb image for The Road To Timbuktu: Uncovering a Scholarly HeritageResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Road To Timbuktu: Uncovering a Scholarly Heritage

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: World History, History-Social Science, Geography
      This page, from PBS, provides an overview of the history of the West African city of Timbuktu and the Sudanic empires of Mali an...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Art & Life in Africa OnlineResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Art & Life in Africa Online

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: History & Culture, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Literary Analysis, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
      This University of Iowa site explores African works of art in the context of the lives of African peoples. It provides links to ...
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      Trekking to Timbuktu: Timbuktu -- A Center of Trade

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Economics, History-Social Science, Geography, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students learn about the origins of Timbuktu. They explore the importa...
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