Africa Lesson Plans
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Comparison and Contrast Paper- Students compare two places in Africa
that differ vastly.
Unit Plan- A huge list of classroom ideas.
Folktales- Sometimes it is wise to follow the advice of others and
at other times it will only bring disaster. To know when to obey can be
the problem. This lesson will focus on stories from South Africa, Morocco
and Nigeria and character traits valued in those cultures.
Geographic Features- The students will learn of Africa's geographic
diversity after answering the questions and locating its geographic features.
The students will have a visual picture of these features by viewing them
on the Internet.
in Africa: The global impact - To teach the students about life,health,and
death due to the effects of HIV/AIDS here in the United States and in
Africa's Connection to Today- Ancient Africa's historical contributions
are told though the eyes of a spider, Anansi, and his search calabash
game. Fabric art is optional.
Traits and People in Black History- Students read a one-page biographical
essay and write in paragraph form how an African American has demonstrated
a certain character trait.
Exposure- This lesson explains why and how colonist attitudes towards
the Native Americans and African Americans changed over time.
Africa to America - To understand and appreciate an excerpt from an
About Africa- In this lesson, students will write about a location
in Africa. They will choose a place and write a short story featuring
them as the main character. The short story would be about something they
would do in their setting if they lived there.
Object Painting - The learner will organize the components of a work
into a cohesive whole through knowledge of organizational principles of
design and art elements.
through the Ages- Students work in groups to define slavery in three
different cultures. Students will be given information on slavery in Greek,
Roman, and African cultures, and then after some discussion, they will
be asked to answer questions on the topic.
from Africa- This lesson looks at elephants.
- Swahili Numbers and The African Tradition and
Origin of Spirituals - We are going to review some of the swahili
words we have learned. We will also investigate topics on Slavery, Spirituals,
Law Pertaining to Owning Slaves, Adversity.
Achievements and Challenges of Zimbabwe- This unit is intended to
focus on some of those aspects of Zimbabwean life and history that are
of great significance to understanding the people of Zimbabwe today and
is a griot? - Students will be become familiar with the purpose and
importance of the West African griot.
The land of dense forests - Explaining about the location of equatorial
forests of the world. To know about the climate, vegetation, wildlife,
people, food and crops, minerals, industry, water resources, etc of Zaire.