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It Takes a Village
Lead your class in an activity about word associations related to professions and gender. After reading a New York Times article, class members identify the roles of women in Kenya and how they are challenging tradition. In groups, learners research the situation of women in a specific country and discuss how roles can be changed.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 32 Views 347 Downloads
Planting the Tress of Kenya Reinforcing Activity
Students discuss how they can promote change. In this environment lesson, students read the book Planting the Trees of Kenya:The Story of Wangari Maathai by Straus and Giroux Farrar. They discuss how they can change their environment too.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
All About Kenya
Second graders study the physical attributes of Kenya and compare these attributes to Africa. They research the language, clothing, location and foods found in Kenya. They utilize websites imbedded in this plan to augment their research.
2nd Social Studies & History 6 Views 20 Downloads
Barrels and Buckets: Access to Water - What Would It Be Like to Live in Africa?
Students compare water access in the United States with that of Africa. In this water access lesson, students located Ghana and Kenya on a globe before reading Peace Corps Volunteer accounts of the difficulty of accessing clean water. They write a book that compares water access in America with Kenya and Ghana.
4th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 27 Downloads
African Ecology and Art
Explore Samburu culture as young scholars examine art work by many artists and compare and contrast their styles. They view Kenyan images and find Kenya on the map. Students identify conflict in the animal world and draw animals and record in journals what they have learned.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 54 Downloads
Although this looks to be a student-made presentation, it offers clear information and can work as an example of a finished project. The presentation provides information on Kenya, its government, current issues, society, and politics. Have learners use it as they work on similar projects of their own.
7th - 12th All 3 Views 6 Downloads
A Country Recovering from Crisis--Kenya
Students explore Kenya. In this Kenya lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the political and economic issues the country is facing. Students compare life in Kenya to life in the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Water Uses and Children's Lives in East Africa
Students explore water usage around the world. For this "water" social studies lesson, students brainstorm ways in which water is used. Students visit the Water in Africa website to view pictures of water usage in Africa. Students write a story that compares water use by children in the United States with water use by children in Africa.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Making Informed Environmental Decisions
Using an actual case study about the Lake Turkana Dam, class members examine the controversy surrounding the issue. Pupils take on the role of one of the stakeholders, discuss the multiple perspectives involved, explore the geography of the area in question, and compose decision statements.
9th - 12th Science 20 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Middle schoolers investigate cultures located along the equator. In this geography skills lesson, students research the geography, history, culture, and tourism of Ecuador, Indonesia, Kenya, Brazil, and Singapore. Middle schoolers write an article based on their findings that include bibliographies.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 14 Downloads
Exploring Downstream: Water Resources
The lack of clean water is a life-threatening plight for millions of people around the world. Through an extensive WebQuest, young environment or social studies classes compare our water availability to that of the cxitizens of Ethiopia, Kenya, India, and parts of China.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Global Water Crisis
High schoolers examine the "quiet crisis," the lack of clean water, by reading articles and viewing video clips. They discuss the situations in Ethiopia, Yemen, Kenya, and Nepal. There are two options for the instructional activity, but one of them requires a DVD for which there is no information on how to obtain a copy.
9th - 12th Science 28 Views 45 Downloads
The Lesson: Kenya
Learners consider how recent historical events have impacted Kenya. In this global studies instructional activity, students visit selected websites to discover information about President Mwai Kibaki, Kenya's statistics, and Swahili. Learners share their findings and debate the controversial issues of the country.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Bringing the Rain to the Kapiti Plain - Kenya
Young scholars accompany music to the story Bringing the Rain to the Kapiti Plain - Kenya to show how sound and music can accompany story description. In this music lesson, students learn how to show sound during a story.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 112 Downloads
"Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams
Analyze characterization in literature. Readers use "Three Shots," from The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway and complete classroom activities that require them to apply literary analysis techniques. They write their own short stories that feature character development, conflict, and themes.
10th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Sound of Music in Kenya
Students study Kenya's culture and see how people and things can be different and similar at the same time. They create a pictograph of objects from each culture that are used in similar ways and examine a few Swahili words.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
Young scholars describe the impact of population growth on the environment. They describe how cities affect their surrounding environment and explain how cities are handling growth and its resulting effect on the quality of life. They visit the CIA World Fact book Web site and read the information posted about Kenya.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 68 Downloads