Introducing Medieval West African Kingdoms Lesson
Student Objective: Students will identify which resources on the internet are credible and reliable sources to use to determine how Ghana and Mali became powerful empires during the 300-1600’s.
Historical Thinking Skill: Evaluate a primary source and secondary source document by contextualizing evidence.
There are four parts to this lesson.
1) (Establish Context) Reading and Text Dependent Questions
2) (Student Activity) Analysis of Text Dependent Sources and questions
3) (Reinforcing) A Checklist that will help them accomplish the student task (Links are about West Africa)
4) (Assessment) A short writing prompt answering the historical question based on the historical sources.
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