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Trekking to Timbuktu: Timbuktu -- A Center of Trade


  • Aug 30 2010 1:20 PM

    John Garrett


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In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students learn about the origins of Timbuktu. They explore the importance of its location, and how and why Timbuktu became a part of the kingdom of Mali.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Geography, Economics, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts