This unit introduces your students to African history before the late 19th century.
7 of the enquiries take The Kingdom of Benin. They explore its history through a combination of primary evidence, a keen focus on interesting historical interpretations and other second-order concepts such as change and continuity, causation and significance.
The SOW is based upon substantive knowledge that has been outlined for you in a knowledge take-away.
Your download includes PowerPoints resources, worksheets for each lesson, resources for each lesson and the SOW overview AND the knowledge take-away.
Here is list of the lessons that you get in the download.
- How can we learn more about Africa and African history?
- Is it true that Benin enjoyed a golden age in the 15th and 16th century?
- Did the Obas of Benin really rule through superstition and fear?
- Why did the Obas of Benin participate in the Slave Trade?
- How much can we learn from Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua’s slave narrative?
- Could you bring Sir Harry Rawson to justice for the Benin massacre?
- Should the British museum return the Benin Bronzes?
- How well connected was Early Modern Africa?
- How accurate is Professor Olupona’s interpretaton about the influence of Islam in Africa?
- How and why was Africa invented in the 19th century?
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