Mansa Musa: Lion of Mali

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will gain a better understanding of how human and physical geography has been a determinant in the success or demise of a civilization by studying the Medieval African kingdom of Mali.
Author: 
Kelli Jones
Grade Range: 
6 and High School
Duration: 
3-4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past