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Africa in the Middle Ages: 500-1500 A.D.

A curriculum module from Summer Institute for Educators participant, Melissa Mertz

Topic : History, Social Studies

Subject :Africa in the Middle Ages

Duration of Lessons : 5, 1 hour periods

Grade Level : 7th Grade

Rationale : Expose students to the diverse and unique cultures of Africa.

Lesson Objective : Students will be able to appreciate the diverse and unique cultures of Africa; to understand the cultural underpinnings of certain rituals, ceremonies, and art forms indigenous to Africa; to compare and contrast American customs with African customs.

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