African Empires (Axum, Ghana, Mali, Songhai, & Zimbabwe) Lesson

Grade Levels
5th - 10th
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  • PPTX
  • Google Apps™
15 pages
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This flipped classroom lesson on African Empires covers Axum, Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Zimbabwe, & more!

The download includes an engaging PowerPoint on the most powerful African Empires from 300-1600. These wonderful, visually engaging slides cover all of the following and more:

  • Axum (Aksum)
  • Ghana
  • Mali
  • Great Zimbabwe
  • Timbuktu
  • Mansa Musa
  • The Songhai Empire

The lesson includes maps, as well as fantastic pictures that highlight the beauty of Africa and the accomplishments of these kingdoms. All of the notes are simple for students to understand and highlight the essential things students must know based on state and Common Core Standards.

Also included are guided outline notes worksheets for the presentation, a foldable-style interactive notebook version, and a fully-narrated "flipped classroom" video version of the entire lesson! This is perfect to use for absent students, "flipping" your classroom, or just prepping before your own lesson.

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Total Pages
15 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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