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Powerpoint that was used to teach small group third grade special education. This Powerpoint was made by a general education teacher who works at FCPS.

Powerpoint that was used to teach small group third grade special education. This Powerpoint was made by a general education teacher who works at FCPS.

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  • 1. Mali The People of Mali Today
  • 2. Presented by:
    • Debra Wines
    • Second Grade Teacher
    • McNair Elementary School
    • 2499 Thomas Jefferson Drive
    • Herndon, Va. 20171
    • (703) 793-4800
  • 3. The President of Mali and His Ambassador
    • The ambassador of Mali speaks at the opening ceremony.
    • He gets ready to introduce the President of Mali.
    • The President thanks the Washingtonians for coming to the festival to learn more about his country.
  • 4. The Blacksmith
    • The blacksmith’s job is to make materials to be sold in the marketplace.
    • They create items made from iron and other precious metals.
  • 5. The Hair Weaver
    • The hair weaver makes hairpieces for women, and men.
    • They also create beautiful hairstyles for women for special ceremonies.
  • 6. Musicians Musicians play for the people.
  • 7. Timbuktu Dancers
    • The dancers share their music and dancing for people at the festival.
    • The music is lively.
    • The dancers show us their steps.
  • 8. The Purse Maker
    • The purse maker shows us some of her decorative purses.
    • They are beautiful and delicate.
  • 9. Mali Hut and Shelter
    • There are different styles of shelters that Malians use.
    • The one hut is enclosed to store different items such as beds and food.
    • The other type of shelter is to create shade.
  • 10. Griot
    • The griot tells the history, as well as the ancient traditions of dance and performing arts.
    • Griot comes from the French term “keeper of memories.”
    • They were employed by villages, kings or clans.
    • They orally recounted the lineage of a given village or family, which can take many hours.
    • The Griots still practice their craft today, but it has a tendency to remain in specific families
  • 11. Jewelers
    • The jewelers make beautiful pieces of jewelry using beads, and metals and other materials to create necklaces, rings, and bracelets.
    • It takes a great deal of time to make one piece of jewelry.
  • 12. The Story Plate
    • The story plate shows how the people of ancient Mali shared stories with the next generation.
    • The symbols represent different parts of the story.
  • 13. Woodcarving
    • Woodcarving is another way for some of the people of Mali to make their living.
    • They can sell their wares in the local market.
  • 14. Workers from Mali
    • There are many jobs people of Mali perform.
    • These are some of the workers resting during the high heat of the day.
  • 15. Conclusion
    • This was a wonderful experience getting to know some of the people of Mali.
    • The folk-life festival was a unique way to find out how the people of today’s Mali enjoy and celebrate life.