Continent of Africa
Fifth graders identify at least two differing beats or rhythms in each tape they listen to in the classroom and imitate the rhythm with their won instrument. They identify which instruments are made from gourds.
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Water Uses and Children's Lives in East Africa
Students explore water usage around the world. In this "water" social studies instructional activity, students brainstorm ways in which water is used. Students visit the Water in Africa website to view pictures of water usage in...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History
Fun and Free Lesson Plan for the Continent of Africa
Students study the continent of Africa. In this geography lesson plan, students participate in several activities to celebrate the culture of Africa. These activities include playing African musical instruments, telling West African...
2nd - 12th Social Studies & History
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....
4th - 6th English Language Arts
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, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History