Trekking to Timbuktu: Timbuktu's Golden Age of Scholarship

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  • Jul 23 2010 9:48 AM

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In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students learn about the Songhai Empire and how Timbuktu became an important spiritual and intellectual center of Islam. In particular, students research the Islamic schools of Timbuktu and learn how manuscripts were produced and used.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Geography, History-Social Science

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