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This download comes with the step-by-step PowerPoint, AND a blank Africa map in both MS WORD and PDF format.

Follow these 15 steps at your own pace and have students create an information-packed resource.

This activity is perfect to introduce a unit or to summarize a unit. It will allow students to identify the locations of the Empires of Mali, Ghana and Songhai, trade routes and Timbuktu, Kongo (Congo) Kingdom, Great Zimbabwe, geographic features and more. Items bounce on the map at the push of a button. Enjoy!

African Empires Map Activity - fun, easy, engaging follow-along 20-slide PPT

  • Grade Level:


  • Pages:

    20 slides and a printable follow-along map
  • Subject(s):

    Geography, World History, Africa

  • Format(s):

    Zip with PowerPoint, Word, PDF

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