My African Country
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Students explore the continent of Africa. For this African studies lesson, students choose an African nation to research and report their findings on.
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How were European nations capable of dominating the African contintnt?
Help your class determine why European was able to dominate the African continent. They read 5 excerpts, each related to a reason why Europe colonized Africa. Then they answer 4 critical-thinking questions.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
How Were European Nations Capable of Dominating the African Continent?
Primary source documents provide a realistic context for pupils to explore. Included are 5 experts relating European ideals and methods for colonizing and controlling the African continent. Middle schoolers answer 4 critical-thinking...
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"In Defense of My Race and Country": African-American Soldiers on Why They Are Fighting
Why would an African-American slave fight in the Civil War? Read and analyze primary source documents to understand the ex-slave perspective on fighting in the Union Army. Everything to complete this lesson is included.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Constructing a Timeline of African History
Students create a timeline of African History. In groups, they research and describe eight different important periods in the country's history. They apply this information to compare and contrast them and how it has allowed Africa to...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: South African Capital to Have New Name
In this English worksheet, students read "South African Capital to Have New Name," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Africa: The Great Southland
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. For this service learning lesson, students examine the 5 themes of geography regarding African nations. Students compare and contrast the development of philanthropy and stewardship in the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History