People and African Animals
Students draw pictures of animals living in their natural habitats with and without the effects of human impacts. Finally, they write captions describing their pictures.
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-OGBO : Sharing Life in an African Village
Young scholars read OGBO: Sharing Life in an African Village by Ifcoma Onyefulu. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study of Nigerian culture. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social...
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History
Bringing Animal Issues into the Classroom: César Chávez
Fifth graders get critical and political while they begin thinking about human and animal rights in relation to the US Constitution. This hand out includes answers to several questions regarding Cesar Chavez and his work to secure rights...
5th Social Studies & History
Social Studies: African Power Objects
Students carve small clay animal tokens as personal talismans. They discuss why people might carry such objects and what they might personally represent to them. Students discuss which animals in Africa could be used as power symbols.
K - 5th Social Studies & History