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- Maxine O., Student teacher
- Sugar Land, TX
Ghana Teacher Resources
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Learners participate in a webquest regarding Guinea worm disease. In this Guinea worm disease lesson plan, students gather background information regarding the waterborne illness in Ghana. Learners use the information they gather to make PSAs pertaining to their plans to eradicate the disease.
Students study items and ideas associated with Ghana. In this Ghana lesson, students examine the vocabulary associated with Ghana. They examine a calabash before following directions to make one while working in a small group. They follow directions to make a Kente cloth using patterns, and make a Kufi or African necklace. For enrichment, students can go on a treasure hunt through Africa on the Internet.
A Venn diagram template is used to compare the two characters from Big Mama and Grandma Ghana by Angela Shelf Meaderis. Learners must categorize them by looks, actions, and personality traits. The second part of this lesson is for the computer lab and requires sorting pictures. Note: Re-teaching and enrichment activities are included at the end of this lesson plan.