Major Cities of Africa Teacher Resources
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How Has Colonialism Led to Multilingualism in Africa
Prepare yourself for a top-notch presentation on colonialism in Africa! Discussed are the reasons for African multilingualism. Maps and a country-by-country look at various colonists that made their mark on the African continent are explored.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 30 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 6 Views 64 Downloads
Trey and Dave go to Africa: Music
Trey from Phish and Dave from the Dave Mathews Band took a trip to Africa to explore music, culture, and history. Your class watches this episode from VH1's Music Studio to understand how African culture and music have influenced modern American artists.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 32 Views 49 Downloads
Peacebuilding: Taking Home Lessons Learned in Africa
Learners take a closer look at one journalist's work on UN Peacebuilding efforts in four African nations: Sierra Leone, Burundi, Central African Republic, and Guinea Bissau. They collaborate to define peacebuilding and discuss the concept of sustainable peace, drawing connections to international and local community efforts.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Achievements and Challenges of Zimbabwe
Here is an excellent set of five short lessons and activities intended to help learners not only gain an understand of current issues in Africa, but build critical thinking, synthesis, analysis, expository writing, research, and evaluation skills.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 40 Downloads
Investigate the culture and economics or Southern Africa in this text-companion instructional activity. Learners read about the gold trade, apartheid, wealth division, and traditional lifestyles in this region. They take notes and answer 4 short-answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 89 Views 253 Downloads
Air Pollution in Mexico City
A fantastic lesson on urban air pollution problems throughout the world is here for you. Learners understand that there are many factors involved in creating pollution, that there are many health effects brought on by air pollution, and that fixing the problem is not an easy task.
7th - 10th Science 33 Views 69 Downloads
South Africa: Revolution at the Ballot Box
High schoolers explore apartheid. In this South Africa lesson plan, students discover details regarding apartheid and determine how the black majority suffered under apartheid. High schoolers discuss why the white minority leadership of South Africa gave up political control of the country to the black majority.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 50 Downloads
Africa: Economics And Change
Students examine the gold-mining industry in Africa. In this geography skills lesson, students watch "Africa: Economics and Change," investigate the challenges of working in mines, research attributes and production of gold and discuss their findings with their classmates.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 25 Views 58 Downloads
The end of WWII brought big changes around the world, not the least of which occur in the increasingly decolonized continent of Africa. This slideshow details the developing countries of Ghana, Kenya, Congo, Nigeria, and South Africa, to name a few.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 11 Views 39 Downloads
Cross-Cultural Dialogue Lesson
Students read and analyze a personal narrative written about a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching English in Guinea-Bissau, Africa. They discuss the concept of crossing cultures, analyze maps, complete worksheets, and develop a writing assignment that describes events from two perspectives.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 26 Downloads
Life Savers?: Exploring Ethical Dilemmas Regarding AIDS Treatment in South Africa
Young scholars participate in a roundtable forum to discuss the notion of defying South African national government policies in order to fight AIDS after reading the online article, "A Bold Move on AIDS in South Africa."
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 56 Downloads
A Geographic Perspective on Africa
Learners examine the types of tools and maps used in Geography. They create their own geographic perspective in regards to Africa. Using an issue of their choice, they analyze the issue through the geographic perspective. They answer questions related to the issue they choose as well.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 69 Downloads
Planning For a City's Future
Students examine how geography and history help a city plan for its future. Using the Internet, they research the history and geography of a city of their choice. They write a report on how the present leaders can use this information to help them plan for the future.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Amazing Race -- Africa
Young scholars conduct research and gather information regarding various cities in Africa. They discover what it would take to travel to and through Africa and plan a trip through various regions of the continent. They present their itinerary, summary, and route maps tot he rest of the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 18 Downloads
Have your class learn about South Africa and prepare for a discussion using this resource. Learners read a 3-page article about the nation and then note details about apartheid, Afrikaners, Nelson Mandela, and more on the provided graphic organizer.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 32 Views 237 Downloads
Middle schoolers go on an information gathering hunt on the Internet to study West African empires. They work in teams; meteorologists, bankers, writers, and archaeologists. They collect data on all sorts of topics related to West African cultures, and build a website to publish their findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 26 Downloads