Google Classroom Africa Empires Unit: Lessons & Activities Ghana, Mali, Songhai

Google Classroom Africa Empires Unit: Lessons & Activities Ghana, Mali, Songhai
Google Classroom Africa Empires Unit: Lessons & Activities Ghana, Mali, Songhai
Google Classroom Africa Empires Unit: Lessons & Activities Ghana, Mali, Songhai
Google Classroom Africa Empires Unit: Lessons & Activities Ghana, Mali, Songhai
Google Classroom Africa Empires Unit: Lessons & Activities Ghana, Mali, Songhai
Google Classroom Africa Empires Unit: Lessons & Activities Ghana, Mali, Songhai
Google Classroom Africa Empires Unit: Lessons & Activities Ghana, Mali, Songhai
Google Classroom Africa Empires Unit: Lessons & Activities Ghana, Mali, Songhai
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This bundle is completely Google Ready! All of the assignments have been created in Google Slides, Google Forms, Google Docs and Google Draw. That means it's not just Google 1:1 Compatible, but all student answer text boxes, quizzes, and documents are ready to be used in your Google Classroom. You will be provided with links to over 40 assignments, notes, activities and assessments that are easy to share in ANY internet-based class through Google Drive.

With over 28 activities, notes and Common Core assignments/resources, this packet would cost over $80 if bought individually. This is a fantastic way to cover all of the key points for African trading empires of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai.

The unit is divided into III parts:


1. Africa Geography Google Earth Exploration and Scavenger Hunt. This bundle includes two assignment options, satellite map instructional slides, an interactive label the feature activity, a Google Earth Scavenger Hunt and a Google Forms quiz ready for your class!

2. Africa Vocabulary Mini-Bundle This bundle includes three assignment vocabulary options, review games, and a google forms quiz. The In Other Words class game has been converted to a student interactive drag the word to the proper definition activity.

3. Fantastic Google Slides notes for all three empires with key vocabulary that can be student or teacher directed

4. Google cloze notes fillable one pager notes for all three empires

5. Graphic organizers for all three empires

6. Close Reading and Activity Set for Ghana, Mali and Songhai

7.A West African Empire Introduction Investigation - Students analyze primary sources, look at maps and visuals to make predictions about their learning for the unit. It also comes with a summative reflection activity!

8. Daily Skill-Based Text Analysis Warm-Ups and Mini-Lessons – Student make inferences and predictions from text, choose the best evidence to support a claim, cite sources, paraphrase and learn to write strong commentary in these daily skill-based mini-lessons and practice slides.


1. West Africa Empire Common Core Online Reading Investigation and Activity Answer key included!

2. Epic of Sundiata Primary Source Reading Activity Set

3. Ibn Battuta Travel Blog and FACETIME Activity- Students read Ibn Battuta's diaries, then create a blog of his journeys or conduct an interview. Both Literacy and Writing based!

4. Common Core Informative Paragraph Activity with example and iPAD template. Includes a rubric.

5. Common Core Annotations Activity.

6. Google Ready Trans Saharan Trade Map Activity

7. Fun Africa Empires Praise Song project with Rubric

9. Three empires foldable review activity with examples!

10. Linkendin Profile Page (resume) worksheet for African Leaders

11. Mansa Musa Common Core Instagram Selfie

12.Mansa Musa's Great Journey Common Core Reading and Writing Activity

13. Brand New!!! African Griot Battle Primary Source Activity Set


1. A multiple choice editable Google Forms Common Core test. Students read excerpts, support claims with evidence!

2. A venn diagram that compares all three civilizations with answer key!

3. A Brand New Digital Scrapbook Review for students to review the key concepts for the unit in a mini visual research project!

4. Key Term Matching/Categorizing Printable with the "big Idea" key concepts for Social Studies.

5. Key Concept Graphic Organizers, Introduction Slides, and Inquiry-Based Learning Writing Guides.


⚠️Keep in mind that all content is stored in Google Drive, so teachers will need a Google account in order to use this bundle.

Please note that many of the readings and activities included in this bundle have been tweaked to fit a digital classroom environment. Hence, the product links in this description are provided to give the buyer a visual of the general content, but the activities are not always identical.

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