Countless legends and folklores of the Queen of Sheba have been told by Western and Eastern cultures for thousands of years. According to the Islamic tradition, she is known as Balquis. To the Lahuya people of Kenya, she is known as Nakuti. To the Ethiopian people, she is known as Makeda. Archeologists still look for clues as to the exact location of her kingdom. Her story is told in many books including the Qu’Ran, The Kebra Nagast and The Holy Bible. According to legend, she hopes to gain the most precious treasure in the world. Students will learn about a great queen of Ethiopia and her journey in search of wisdom.
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A. Common Core Aligned
B. Teaches Author’s Viewpint
C. Modeling, guided practice, and independent practice.
- 4 activities to extend the lesson
- 1 Graphic Organizer (Author's Viewpoint)
- Comprehension Quiz with 4 MC question and 2 Extended Response Question. Answer key included.
23 pages + 27 slides
This lesson is also included in the Women's History Unit: African Princesses
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