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This week in class, we’re reading "West African Society at the Point of European Contact" by USHistory.org.
"West African Society at the Point of European Impact" describes the great cultural achievements of West Africa in the centuries before the Atlantic slave trade.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of America as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What makes America unique?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "West African Society at the Point of European Contact" About
- What did you learn about?
- Watch “The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you” at home with your child.