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A Day in the Life of a Child in Accra, Ghana
Young scholars create a list of similarities and differences between their lives and the life of a child in Ghana. They write what a typical day would be like if they lived in Ghana.
Is It Hot, Or Not?
In this reading worksheet, learners answer 20 true/false questions about cities around the world. If an answer is false, students write the correct answer.
Is It Hot or Not?
In this research skills worksheet, students read 20 statements regarding the temperature in world cities. Students mark them as true or false and provide evidence for their answers.
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. Next, check out the provided quiz that tests learners' ability to interpret language in age-level texts. Useful for Common Core test preparation.
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. Fifth grade Social Studies is in the bag!
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.
In this music activity, students learn about the rhythms of Hatsiatsia music. Students read about different instruments and facts about Ghana and see a map of the African continent.
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.
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.
Young scholars investigate Festivals and invent a new one, and write a short review of it.
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. To end the lesson, they focus on the family life of the Ashanti by reading proverbs.
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 .
A Bird's Eye View of the Caribbean: Art, Folklore, and Music
Students 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. They use the internet to research what it was like to grow up in Cuba during the 1970s. To end the lesson, they view examples of artwork and reflect on them in their journals.
Diverse Images of Africa
Learners explore African diversity. In this African studies lesson plan, students are introduced to the diversity of Africa through images that they dissect and identify. Learners describe Africa in a PowerPoint presentation using eight categories and a map of Africa.
Globe Lesson 12: Global Time
Learners explore the concept of global time. In this geography skills lesson, students use standard meridians and the hour scale on globes to determine global time as they respond to questions in this self-directed lesson.
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, 6th graders are spread out in a playing area and the designated "it" students will chase the other students. Tagged students can join the game only if a free player gives the name of an African country and its capital. This is a great lesson for Kinesthetic learners.
Fascinating Facts and Stories
Students read a story about a kidnapped Chinese girl and then complete a world history chronological activity. In this world history lesson, students read about Polly Bemis and answer discussion questions. Students then complete a timeline of important world history events.
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.