Democratic Republic of Congo - Map Skills

Work on your map skills with a packet of activities about the river basins in the Democratic Republic on Congo. Learners study the maps provided before answering the geography questions and writing an acrostic poem about the region.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use in a geography lesson when discussing the land features of Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Have kids work on the activity in a language arts class when reading Heart of Darkness or another story set in the same region
  • Send the worksheet home for kids to practice their new skills
Classroom Considerations

  • Some of the maps are in color; consider printing them once and laminating them for kids to share during the activity
Pros

  • Encourages kids to think about the ways that regions are affected by water supply and water sources
  • Comes with a set of links and additional resources
Cons

  • None