Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Sahara, Vanishing Cultures
Learners read Sahara, Vanishing Cultures by Jan Reynolds. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study nomadic cultures. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social studies, and library...
K - 6th Social Studies & History
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Seven Natural Wonders of Africa
Students draw a picture and write a few sentences telling about their favorite natural wonder of Africa. They discuss the importance of the Nile River, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Great Rift Valley, the Serengeti Plains, and the Sahara Desert.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Africa: Its People And Places
Students plan a pretend trip to the African continent choosing from several prominent places such as the Nile Delta, Mount Kilimanjaro or the Sahara Desert . In small groups, they form transportation, accommodation, packing, itinerary...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
How's the WeatherÂ¿Â¿Â¿in Africa?!
Young scholars identify and describe the four seasons. They discuss how weather affects human activities. Students discuss how weather affects animal behavior. They identify northern Africa on a world map and view pictures of the Sahara...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History