Short Essay Questions
The 60 short essay questions listed in this section require a one to two sentence answer. They ask students to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the text. Students must describe what they've read, rather than just recall it.
Short Essay Question - The First Kings of Mali
1. What is a griot?
2. Who were the early kings of Mali?
3. How well did Sundiata's ancestors know the land they were raised in, and how can you tell?
4. Who is Manding Bory, and what role does he play in Sundiata'slife?
Short Essay Question - The Buffalo Woman
5. How does the king respond to the hunter who makes him an offering?
6. When the hunter gives the king his fortune, what does he say?
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