This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: The First Kings of Mali GRIOTS - In this chapter, it is revealed that Djeli Mamoudou Kouyaty is a griot, and it is his responsibility to pass on the oral history of the first kings of Mali. The objective of this lesson is for students to explore the role of griots in African culture, and to discuss the effects oral storytelling has on its tale.
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