This activity is student centered and Common Core! First, students read a one page history of Mansa Musa's religious pilgrimage to Mecca. The reading describes his famous haj, geography and his leadership strengths. A map and a picture of the most popular leader of Mali are included. After the reading, students complete a common core writing guide and analyze the text by providing evidence to support claims about his leadership.
An answer key is included!
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Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania, Ancient World History, Ancient Mesopotamia