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This lesson has it all, primary source documents, an interactive trade game, clear teacher background information, and sailing to the West Indies chance cards. You will play, trade, and live out the experiences of early colonists in order to foster an understanding of triangular trade and English trade regulation occurring during the American Revolution.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Your pupils will be expected to determine the meaning of words and how those words affect the meaning of a text. Help them master this skill with the ideas listed here. First, look over the two activities that could be used for your choice of text.
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Middle Passage: a Journey of Endurance
Students determine that thriving African cultures engaged in international trade and exploration before the emergence of European civilization. The study ancient Ghana, its geographic locale, the diversity therein to include its people, their lifestyles, languages, and customs.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History
Sixth graders research, study and identify a list of African countries and capitals and illustrate them on a blank map of Africa. They memorize a certain number of countries and their capitals along with whistles, pennies and other manipulative's to play a game called African Tag.
6th Social Studies & History
In this music worksheet, students read an excerpt about the Hatsiatsia, a traditional piece of music from Ghana. They respond to eight short answer questions related to the excerpt read. Students also draw their own picture of the two bells identified in the passage.
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Family Life Among the Ashanti of West Africa
Students examine the way of life of the Ashanti who live in West Africa. After locating the countries on a map, they are shown slides of artifacts to determine their uses. In groups, they compare and contrast the Ashanti's view of beauty to their own.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Teaching African Literature in English
Students do a research project on one of the European countries and develop the points in detail. They determine the sophistication of African tradition and culture that have been degraded by the media and write an essay from the facts gathered in this history and .
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Bird's Eye View of the Caribbean: Art, Folklore, and Music
Pupils examine the Caribbean in terms of its music, art, and folklore. As a class, they listen to a folktale and discuss the difference between telling a story and reading a story. In groups, they write their own folktale and share it with the class.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Diverse Images of Africa
Students explore African diversity. In this African studies lesson plan, students are introduced to the diversity of Africa through images that they dissect and identify. Students describe Africa in a PowerPoint presentation using eight categories and a map of Africa.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
Sixth graders explore the geography of the African continent by playing a game to memorize African countries and their capitals. In this African tag lesson plan, 6th graders are spread out in a playing area and the designated "it" students will chase the other students.
6th Physical Education
Reading Comprehension-Homeschool Learning Network
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read an passage titled "Talk." Parents are instructed to ask children comprehension questions and have them draw a picture of the material. A reference web site is given.
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts