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The Crisis in the Ivory Coast
Through reading a variety of news articles and other informational texts, learners discover the political turmoil and intense ethnic and religious tensions that envelop the Ivory Coast today. Class members research the historical background of the region and discuss possible options to address this major world conflict.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
WET Science Lesson #11: How Light Affects Water
Scientists listen to the story of Wadja Egnankou who works to save African mangrove forests. They experiment with refraction and the introduction of particulate matter to water. They conclude with creative writing about the need for a wetland plant or animal to have clean water.
4th - 7th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Global Grid System-World Map Activity
Students demonstrate how to use the global grid system. For this map skills lesson, students use a world map to locate various locations. Students identify locations based on the global grid system. Students complete a worksheet as an assessment.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 34 Views 69 Downloads
At Home Around the World
Young scholars explore homes of the world. For this global studies lesson, students read "World Homes," and discuss the article. Young scholars collaborate to complete activity worksheets and research Indonesia, Mongolia, or Cote d'Ivoire. Students prepare classroom presentations using their research findings.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
Sport and Security
Students examine world sports. In this current events activity, students analyze a photograph of a sport scene to determine what was taking place when the photograph was taken. Students respond to the provided discussion questions about sports and safety.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 20 Downloads
Similarities Between African Folktales And French Folktales
Young scholars study the importance of the Storyteller in ancient times as well as in modern times. They realize that this is an art essential to the development and evolution of the mind and that today more than ever we need to rely on Storytelling to fight the mental passivity resulting from the use and abuse of TV.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Return to the Tour of the Hemisphere in Three Countries
Sixth graders use their prior knowledge of vocabulary for the continents, oceans, some countries, basic directional words (e.g., north, south), prepositions of location, basic land forms (e.g., mountains, island), and basic geographical terms to practice language.
6th Languages 17 Views 30 Downloads