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Mali Empire Journal Activity

Mali Empire Journal Activity
Mali Empire Journal Activity
Mali Empire Journal Activity
Mali Empire Journal Activity
Product Description
This activity is designed to allow students to write a four paragraph essay about the Mali Empire in a fun and creative way. Students will use the following website to gather information about the Mali Empire around the year 1320 A.D.

http://africa.mrdonn.org/mali.html
Please click here to view the website.

This website is very student friendly. The student handout will guide students through the four paragraph essay format. Each paragraph will focus on different topics such as:

Trans-Sahara Trade Route
Daily Life and Religion of the Kingdom of Mali
Resources and Government
Mansa Musa and Timbuktu

The assignment uses creative writing by allowing the students to take the role of a Muslim Merchant from Arabia. A grading rubric is included for the teacher.

This lesson plan is in following collections:
Africa History and Geography Collection
American History, World History, and Geography Collection (History Wizard)
World History and World Geography (History Wizard)

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This lesson plan is in following collections:
American History, World History, and Geography Collection (History Wizard)
World History and World Geography Collection (History Wizard)

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Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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