Imperialism in Africa Teacher Resources
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Scramble for Africa
In this fantastic simulation, your young historians take on the roles of imperialistic European countries in the nineteenth century and then "scramble" to carve up the continent of Africa! This is a very hands-on activity that will help your learners to understand the economic and arbitrary motivations of European powers in African colonization.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learners 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.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 11 Downloads
Africa Vocabulary Game
In this African word search worksheet, 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.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 12 Views 27 Downloads
Sustainable Development and Africa's Wildlife Reserves
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 63 Downloads
This presentation reviews the ins and outs of nineteenth century imperialism. The narrator discusses the colonization of Africa in great detail, and delves into the effects of industrialization, superior technology, and widespread disease on the imperialistic motivations of European powers.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Africa Speaks Out; A World History Lesson on the Effects of Colonialism on Africa
Students study the effects of colonialism on Africa. For 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 47 Views 331 Downloads
Political European Motives in Africa
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 24 Views 128 Downloads
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
Analyzing Sources on Imperialism
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.
9th Social Studies & History 27 Views 139 Downloads
Europeans Colonize Africa
In this African colonization instructional activity, students respond to 1 short answer question that accompanies a reading selection about European Imperialism. Students also complete a graphic organizer based on the selection.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 39 Views 278 Downloads
The "New" European Imperialism
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 179 Downloads
Africa 1500-present: The Big Picture
In this African history study guide worksheet, students 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.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 21 Views 130 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Collapse of European Imperialism, #3
Learners will explore the collapse of European imperialism. They'll response to three critical thinking questions in essay form. Topics include Pol Pot and Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, South African apartheid, and the role Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, and F.
10th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 19 Downloads
Writing Exercise: Imperialism II
Expository writing is a vital skills for learners to acquire. They answer three short essay questions related to the colonization of Africa based on Imperialistic ideology. Use after or during reading to boost informational comprehension and synthesis.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 44 Downloads