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Africa Speaks Out; A World History Lesson on the Effects of Colonialism on Africa
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 57 Views 334 Downloads
Political European Motives in Africa
In this African colonization instructional 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 30 Views 133 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
Sepoys, Cotton, and the British in India
This worksheet includes brief reading excerpts on the British East India Company, the Sepoy Rebellion, and the effects of British imperialism on the people of India. Learners then respond to a series of comprehension questions that directly correspond to each reading segment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Imperialism in Africa
This presentation is light on text and jumps around a bit, but may be a good resource for review. Learners complete two writing tasks, consider a quote from Cecil Rhodes, and review reasons for British Colonization in Africa.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 11 Downloads
How Were European Nations Capable of Dominating the African Continent?
Primary source documents provide a realistic context for pupils to explore. Included are 5 experts relating European ideals and methods for colonizing and controlling the African continent. Middle schoolers answer 4 critical-thinking questions based on the provided text.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 77 Downloads
Young scholars 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 22 Views 12 Downloads
Africa Vocabulary Game
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.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 13 Views 29 Downloads
The Legacy of Imperialism
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.
10th Social Studies & History 37 Views 153 Downloads
African Women – Yesterday and Today
Learners use the powers of the Internet to discover some of the secrets to the continent of Africa. In this African studies lesson plan, students gain an understanding of contemporary African culture from a female perspective. Learners identify similarities and differences between contemporary Africa and their culture as they confront stereotypes of African women and children/teens.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 28 Downloads
I, the basket: Writing a first-person story as an inanimate object
Don't just teach your ELA class about point-of-view, get them writing! Read the illustrated book I, Doko: The Tale of a Basket to your class and discuss how the story is told from the first-person point of view of an inanimate object: a basket.
6th - 7th Language Arts 76 Views 162 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The New Imperialism: 1869-1914
Oh my goodness! This presentation covers a lot of ground. From the imperialist ideology that led to the colonization of the African continent, to the technological advancements that made it possible, this slide show has it all. Use in conjunction with a unit on industrialization, expansion of the global economy, American expansion, and colonization.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 11 Views 62 Downloads
Western Civilizations, Chapter 22: Imperialism and Colonialism
Display the power of an image to your historians using this image analysis tool, one of many great learning strategies featured in this online western civilizations resource. Although designed for use alongside a text, the site stands alone well.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 8 Views 6 Downloads
Heart of Darkness: List Group Label Strategy
Heart of Darkness can challenge even the best readers. Here's a pre-reading strategy that will engage class members and provide background and context for Conrad's study of racism, savagery and imperialism. Class members brainstorm, list, sort, and group vocabulary they associate with "Africans.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
China - the Geography of European Imperialism - Spheres of Influence in China
Ninth graders create a map of China. They identify the various spheres of influence carved out by the Imperialist powers of Europe as well as locating geographical features of china and major cities. They explain the global impact of imperialism and political and social reform in China.
9th Social Studies & History 6 Views 50 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 30 Views 141 Downloads