Imperialism in Africa Teacher Resources
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Students work in pairs to research assigned African countries. They compile their research to label a continent map of Africa, present their research to the class and design a game of trivia using their findings.
Tenth graders research the historical background of a chosen country. They analyze the effects of Imperialism from a personal, historic, and modern-day perspective. They formulate a postion regarding the effects of Imperialism in their chosen country.
Students work in teams as editors to design the front page of a newspaper covering a country in east Africa. They individually research and write articles that define modern life for the country's citizens.
Students research important issues in Africa and how the concerns are being addressed both nationally and internationally. They prepare briefing presentations for the American President to influence concerns of foreign policy.
Students analyze maps of Africa. They label physical features, tribal kingdoms, and European settlements, among other topics on the maps. They write reflective paragraphs on their work.
In this African word search learning exercise, students search the puzzle for the African vocabulary words located on the sheet. There are 36 words/phrases to locate in the puzzle that relate to the Age of Imperialism in Africa.
Introduce the topic of sustainable development. Using Africa as an example, high schoolers will read about these types of projects and how they are protecting their wildlife in reserves. They analyze the role of globalization in these types of projects and debate the usefulness in wildlife reserves.
Students study the effects of colonialism on Africa. In this world history lesson plan, students identify and locate the colonial powers within Africa as well as the make-up of Africa today as they read and analyze writings/readings from multiple perspectives. Students analyze the reasons for the colonial break-up in Africa and identify stereotypes of Africa and work to dispel these myths/stereotypes.
Students examine the impact the Atlantic Slave Trade had on Africa and the African people, through the analysis of literature and film. They identify the geographic regions of Africa and locate selected African countries, countries that are used as later case studies in the examination the legacy of slavery and colonialism
Students listen to a lecture on the geography of sub-Sahara Africa. They then make a poster that illustrates the various landforms and climates that can be found in Africa. Students listen to a lecture on the diversity of African cultures. They write a diary entry that chronicles what slaves or slave owners went through on the trans-Atlantic voyage of a slave ship.
In this African colonization activity, students respond to 4 short answer questions that accompany a reading selection about political motives in Africa. Students also complete a graphic organizer based on the selection.
Seventh graders demonstrate an ability to research diseases in Africa and the causes, symptoms, treatment, and long-range solutions involving infrastructure development. They compare and contrast countries and diseases.
Ninth graders explore the concept of imperialism. In this imperialism lesson, 9th graders analyze primary sources regarding British imperialism in Africa. Students analyze the sources for credibility as they gain an understanding of the independence movements in Africa after World War II.
Ninth graders analyze the reasons that countries gained control of territory through imperialism and the impact on people living in the territory that was controlled.Then students write a reflection about those changes.
In this African colonization worksheet, learners respond to 1 short answer question that accompanies a reading selection about European Imperialism. Students also complete a graphic organizer based on the selection.
Discuss European Imperialism using this resource. This is an online world history worksheet. Learners answer 20 questions regarding the new European Imperialism using drop-down menus to select their answers for each question. They can submit their answers to be scored.
In this Imperialism activity, students read an article (article is not included) about European Imperialism in Africa. Students then respond to 10 short answer questions regarding the article.
In this Nationalism and Imperialism exam review worksheet, learners respond to 10 multiple choice and 5 matching questions that were the most frequently missed on their initial exam.
In this African history study guide worksheet, pupils read a brief overview pertaining to the history of Africa from 1500 to the present and fill in the blanks with the appropriate words. Students also respond to 18 short answer questions regarding the topic.
In this African history study guide worksheet, learners read a brief overview pertaining to the history of Africa from 1500 to the present.