A curriculum module from Summer Institute for Educators participant, Janette Lopez
Topic : Geography/History
Subject: Ancient Ghana, Land Of Gold
Duration of Lesson: 9-10 days
Grade Level: 6th, 7th and 8th
Rationale: Introduce students to the cultures that developed in Africas oldest interior empires, including the development of iron agricultural tools and weapons; an alphabet; and a profitable trade that extended to Arabia, India, sub-Saharan Africa, and possibly China.
Published: Wednesday, January 12, 2011
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