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In this reading comprehension learning exercise, students read that passage titled Africa and then answer the 11 questions about what they read.
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New Review Africa: Interpreting Physical Maps
Get young cartographers looking at population densities in Africa. As they look at the continent, learners examine human features of particular regions in a physical map. They use clues about the geography of Africa to determine how the...
7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Pawn Stars: Africa
What element was worth more during the growth of empires in West Africa: gold or halite? After examining various pieces of evidence of primary and secondary source documents placed around the room, your class members will each make a...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Water Uses and Children's Lives in East Africa
Learners explore water usage around the world. In this "water" social studies lesson, students brainstorm ways in which water is used. Learners visit the Water in Africa website to view pictures of water usage in Africa. Students...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Africa: Introduction, Geography and Mapping
Students study the geography of Africa through the use of maps. They locate, distinguish, and describe the relationships among varying regional and global patterns of geographic phenomena such as landforms, climate, and natural resources.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Oprah Winfrey Opens New School in Africa
Students locate Africa and share their knowledge of the continent, then read a news article about Oprah Winfrey building a school in South Africa. In this current events lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Mansa Musa, One of the Wealthiest People Who Ever Lived
Discover the complex, rich legacy of fourteenth century African king Mansa Musa, who is said to have been one of the wealthiest individuals who has ever lived. Young historians will learn about trade routes between the Mediterranean and...
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable