African History Teacher Resources
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Who Built Great Zimbabwe? And why?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's hard to image that a mystery surrounds the second largest settlement ruins found in Africa. Who built this stone city? Why was it built? What happened to it? Why was it abandoned? A short video explores the controversies surrounding...
African Development: Cultures, Settlers, and Policy Debates
10th - 12th
Discuss the waves of settlers that attempted to colonize the African continent. Racial, social, and political issues relating to each wave of colonization are included. Note: Text is scant and will need to be fully described for the...
The Influence of Musical Folk Traditions in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Nicolás Guillén
8th - 12th
Students listen and explore how African-American culture relates to learning Spanish as a foreign language. Poetry, music, and history are utilized while learning about Langston Hughes and Nicolas Guillen.