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Showing Grade 7, Unit 4, Ghana, Mali, and Songhay
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Kennedy Center African Odyssey Interactive

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/aoi/artsedge.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site, developed through the Kennedy Center, has material on African history and culture from early times through modern. It is a little difficult to navigate. Standards 7.4.5

Comments: Reading is dense for many students so it would be best to break it into small sections.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1876

Mali

http://www.xula.edu/~jrotondo/Kingdoms/Mali/MaliHistNarr.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site includes a short history of Mali, information on its African neighbors, interactive tests, links, an art gallery, maps and links to Songhay. Standard 7.4.1

Comments: A good source for teachers and students. Interactive tests!

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2046

Mr. Dowling's African History Page

http://www.mrdowling.com/609ancafr.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has brief information about African oral traditions, medieval trade, Ghana, Sundiata, Mansa Musa and Timbuktu. Standards 7.4.1, 7.4.3, and 7.4.5

Comments: There are some typographical errors that detract but this is difficult-to-find information and easy-to-read for 7th grade students. It is a recommended link from several more scholarly sites.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 183

Saharan Trade, A Link Between Europe and Africa

http://library.thinkquest.org/13406/sh/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Maps, pictures and information about the trade between Europe and West Africa from Ghana to Songhay. Super West African Trade Route maps. Standard 7.4.3

Comments: Since this is a student developed site, authority is not guaranteed but it appears to be well researched.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2685

Timbuktu: The El Dorado of Africa

http://africanhistory.about.com/library/weekly/aa031901a.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This About.com site provides an overview of the city of Timbuktu which flourished in northern African during the 14th and 15th centuries. Within the article key topics are hotlinked to further explanation and primary sources, including pictures from a 19th c. book by Heinrich Barth. Standard 7.4.2

Comments: This is a History Net article written by Alistair Boddy-Evans.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3154

Timeline of African History to 1500

http://www.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum211/timelines/htimeline2.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a timeline of West African History with links to supporting information. Standard 7.4.1, 7.4.2, and 7.4.3

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3164

University of Virginia, Bayly Art Museum

http://www.lib.virginia.edu/clemons/RMC/exhib/93.ray.aa/African.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is an electronic exhibition illustrating and explaining the aesthetics and meaning of African art . Standard 7.4.3

Comments: Thumbnail pictures can be enlarged.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3313

Western and Central Africa 1000-1400

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/07/sfw/ht07sfw.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Metropolitan Museum of Art has images of art, a timeline linked to more information, and maps related to the Ghana Empire, the Mali Empire, the occupation of Jenne-Jeno, and the Songhai state. Standard 7.4.1, 7.4.2, 7.4.3 and 7.4.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3590

Wrapped in Pride

http://www.nmafa.si.edu/exhibits/kente/about2.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Wrapped in Pride explores the history of traditional Ghanaian weaving and its impact on cultures beyond Africa's shores. A collaboration between the National Museum of African Art and the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, this online exhibition provides an introduction to Kente, how it is worn, and how it is designed. Standard 7.4.5

Comments: The Shockwave plug in is needed to complete the design section of the exhibit.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3550

African Mask Clip Art

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Face_Masks/menu_Face_Mask.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: These are black and white drawings of African masks. Standard 7.4.5

Comments: This could be used for a variety of projects. Drawings come from BBS program.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 107

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