This set of 8 historical readings plus 8 pages of questions addresses various African Civilizations (it also includes lesson suggestions). They examine the Geography of Africa, as well as the East African civilizations of Kush and Axum, the West African civilizations of Nok, Ghana and Mali, the Southeast Civilizations of Great Zimbabwe and the Swahili Coast, and they also chronicle the Bantu Migrations. They are designed for middle school or high school students. The readings are visually appealing and broken into chunks. They can be used for classwork, homework, research or as a platform for projects. Questions are content based and designed to target essential content acquisition.