Standard: 7.4.1 Study the Niger River and the relationship of vegetation zones of forest, savannah, and
desert to trade in gold, salt, food, and slaves; and the growth of the Ghana and Mali empires
Aim: The historians of 2017 will create a map of West Africa featuring the important geographic features.
2. Quick Question: If someone asked you to describe Africa in three sentences, what would you tell them?
3. We are going to watch the first few minutes of this documentary and write a reflection afterwards.
After watching the video, open Mr. Sanders' Socrative room and wait for the first writing prompt.
4. Open this blank Google draw map and create a map that accuratly shows the following key geographic features in West Africa:
When you finish, embed your map on your history portfolio.
5. After you complete your map, answer this reflection question/exit ticket.