After setting Benin in its context of place and time, pupils tour a gallery of images which give them hints…Read More
Here pupils are introduced to the idea of a society from a distant time about which very little evidence remains….Read More
Benin – KQ3 – What can we tell about Benin society at this time from the images and artefacts that have survived?
Using evidence to study Benin This lesson revolves round four principal activities: Fastest Finger First; Mining for meaning, using an…Read More
Benin – KQ4 – What changes took place when the European settlers started trading? Case study of one of the Benin bronzes
The first part of this session revolves around the encounter between indigenous Benin people and the European traders. It then…Read More
Benin – KQ5 – Why did the Victorians get involved in Benin and what were the effects on the Benin people? SMART TASK
Following an intriguing slow reveal of an interesting Victorian photograph showing the capture of the Oda’s palace in Benin, pupils…Read More