This file is a resource pack about the major physical features in Africa: the Sahara, Sahel, savanna, tropical rain forest, Congo River, Niger River, Nile River, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Victoria, Atlas Mountains, and Kalahari Desert (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard – SS7G1). This lesson
This file is a resource pack that explains the differences between an ethnic group and a religious group and explains the diverse cultures of the people who live in Africa—Arab, Ashanti, Bantu, and Swahili (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7G4). There is a presentation that includ
This file is a resource pack that explains the creation and end of apartheid in South Africa and the roles of Nelson Mandela and F.W.de Klerk (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7H1c). There is a presentation that includes important facts and images; as well as many useful graphic o
This file is a resource pack about the major environmental issues in Africa: water pollution and the unequal distribution of water, poor soil and deforestation in Sub-Saharan Africa, and desertification on the environment of Africa from the Sahel to the rainforest (as outlined by the Georgia Performa
This file is a resource pack that explains how the European partitioning across Africa contributed to conflict, civil war, and artificial political boundaries (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7H1). There is a presentation that includes important facts and images; as well as many
This file is a resource pack that describes the impact of government stability on the distribution of resources to combat AIDS and famine across Africa (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7CG3c). There is a presentation that includes important facts and images; as well as many usefu
This file is a resource pack about how the characteristics in the Sahara, Sahel, savanna, and tropical rain forest affect where people live, the type of work they do, and how they travel (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7G3). There is a presentation that includes important facts
This file is a resource pack about the structures of the national governments of Africa, specifically Kenya and South Africa (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards -- SS7CG1 and SS7CG2a). There is a presentation that includes important facts and images; as well as many useful graphic organ
This file is a resource pack that explains how nationalism led to independence in South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7H1b). There is a presentation that includes important facts and images; as well as many useful graphic organizers and creative acti
This product is a great teaching strategy to have students understand the causes and impact of the Atlantic Slave Trade. The product includes a copy of the reading and a PowerPoint to guide you and the students through the TRTW (Talk, Read, Talk, Write) Strategy. The PowerPoint also includes a Warm-U
This is a great slideshow to show elementary students at the beginning of a unit on Africa or the Middle East. It puts the country in perspective for K-5 students and gives them an overview on some of the highlights of Tunisia. This download comes with the slideshow in BOTH a PowerPoint and PDF versi
This unit follows the TN state standards and is TNready aligned. It is all about Africa. The bundle includes:
-Geography of Africa power-point (with videos)
-A note-taker that follows along with the power-point
- An informative writing prompt that includes an article for them to read and respond t
*All Files can be accessed from a Mac or Windows computer*
Lesson 1- Development of African Civilizations
Keynote/PowerPoint- (28 Slides)
Teacher Script for Keynote- (7 Pages)
Student Outline for Keynote
Lesson 2- Kingdoms and States of Africa
Keynote/PowerPoint- (25 Slides)
I decided to help engage my kids in history this year by learning history through the eyes of a time traveler. In this PPT, kids will go back in time to explore slavery in the colonies. The journey begins in a village in Africa, continues onto the slave ship and to a slave auction, then explores the
This lesson helps students to understand the importance of Nelson Mandela in the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa.
It begins with an activity on the song 'Free Nelson Mandela', then a source activity using one source showing a method used by Mandela when he was a member of the MK before he
THE MUSIC OF AFRICA / AFRICAN MUSIC POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
Included in this presentation:
A map of Africa
A collection of African proverbs and an opportunity for the children to reflect on the meaning of each proverb
The D.R.U.M. code which is used to frame a group drumming experience-
This is a wonderful introduction to the African country of Nigeria. The PowerPoint presentation includes a brief overview of the following:
Places to See
The file also includes guided notes to go along with this presentation,
This lesson helps students to understand the beginning of Apartheid in South Africa. The lesson aims to teach your students the reasons behind the rise of the National Party and how they were able to come to power and introduce apartheid in the first place.
It begins with an activity using a carto
This is a 14 slide, highly animated, power point presentation on the Kingdoms of Medieval Africa: The Influence of Islam. All the slides are editable so you can adjust your presentation as you see fit.
The Muslims moved into Africa during the 7th century and spread quickly, due primarily to a hea
This is a 17 slide, highly animated, power point presentation on the Kingdoms of Medieval Africa: The Cultural Legacy of West Africa. All the slides are editable so you can adjust your presentation as you see fit.
One of the most important parts of West African culture are oral traditions through
This is a set of pdf slides that can be used as a PowerPoint or Nearpod Presentation. This includes information regarding the culture of the Middle East and North Africa. Students will learn about the religion, clothing, food, economies, language, art/architecture, and every day life of the people li
Mention elephants and the class is suddenly excited to learn! Combine their love of animals and interest in current events with this engaging and impactful 5-E based lesson about the problem of illegal poaching in Africa today. Students will leave with a desire to make a positive change in this wor
This 52 slide presentation provides a general overview of the geography, history, governments, economies, and cultures of Africa.
A separate worksheet that goes with this presentation can be found here: Africa Worksheet</
In this 21 page lesson, your students will examine the the West African Empires of Ghana, Mali and Songhai. Your students will:
1) Label a map of Africa following a set of specific map directions.
2) Complete Cornell Notes from an interactive slide-show which allows students to "journey" through the
This is a 18 slide, highly animated, power point presentation on the Kingdoms of Medieval Africa: The Kingdom of Ghana. All the slides are editable so you can adjust your presentation as you see fit.
The Kingdom of Ghana existed around 500 to 1200s CE. Today the region makes up the countries of Ma
This is a 14 slide, highly animated, power point presentation on the Kingdoms of Medieval Africa: The Mali Empire. All the slides are editable so you can adjust your presentation as you see fit.
Mali began as a small Malinke kingdom around the upper areas of the Niger River. It became an importan
This PowerPoint presentation has definitions, pictures, animations and multimedia aspects on African civilizations & trading states. It features activities for students to exercise their critical thinking skills and recall the information. Material covered: African geography, resources, trading n
This presentation highlights major countries (Egypt, Libya, Kenya, and South Africa) by location, discusses how the people of Africa use their physical environment for survival, scarcity, imports & exports, and so much more of Africa. There are five standards reviewed within this presentation of
This is a great slideshow to show elementary students at the beginning of a unit on African art, culture, or animals. It puts the country in perspective for K-5 students and gives them an overview on some of the highlights of Kenya. This download comes with the slideshow in BOTH a PowerPoint and PDF
This is a 21 slide, highly animated, power point presentation on the Kingdoms of Medieval Africa: The Songhai Empire. All the slides are editable so you can adjust your presentation as you see fit.
The Songhai Empire, also known as the Songhay Empire, was a state located in western Africa. From th
This powerpoint covers major events during the 1500's exploration/colonization period. Does not cover explorers (see my other powerpoint for explorers)
-Major trading companies
-Colonization areas by Britain, France, Spain, Portuguese
-Slave trade-why it w
This 32 slide presentation on Madagascar provides an overview of its geography, history, government, economy, and culture.
Overview/geography: 11 slides
History: 7 slides
Government: 3 slides
Economy: 2 slides
Culture: 6 slides
Miscellaneous info: 2 slides
A worksheet that can be used wi
This lesson focuses on the opposition around the world to Apartheid. Students are asked to assess and evaluate how effective four methods were in bringing about pressure on South Africa. These methods include Economic Sanctions, Peaceful Protests, Goods Boycotts and Sports Boycotts.
They must exam
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The Arab Spring began in Tunisia in December 2010. therefore learning about Tunisia is an appropriate place to start digesting this topic.
This product includes 56 compelling slides including maps, charts, editorial cartoons, and links to short videos. It allow
This PowerPoint outlines the effects of colonization on the Native peoples of the Americas and its long-term consequences. More specifically, topics covered here are New Spain & Peru, Creoles, encomiendas, plantations, African Diaspora, middle passage, triangular trade, and the Columbian Exchange
This bundle highlights my informational PowerPoint presentation on the process of Egyptian mummification including pictures, steps, examples of burial masks, and an interactive site where students can practice the process themselves!
**All bolded info in the PowerPoint is what the students should st
This powerpoint is interactive! It utilizes animation to really bring the information to life!
I can also provide you with the fill in the blank notes for free, when you download this powerpoint! Just leave a comment below with your email address!
This is a 14 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on Genocide in the 20th Century - Rwanda. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
Rwanda is one of the smallest countries in Central Africa, with just 7 million people, and is compr
U.S. Aim # 125 What was the Harlem Renaissance?
Objectives – Students will be able to
Cite information from an informational text to support a conclusion or argument.
Define words they do not know using context clues.
Identify and describe what the Harlem Renaissance.
Do Now – 3 Minutes
No prep-work . All the research plus review questions and answers at the end of this lesson are all done for you.
Giraffe is another fascinating mammal.
Did you know?
The name giraffe is derived from the Arab word Zarafa, which means 'the one who walks very fast.'
Giraffes are the world's talle
This project allows students to research any country of their choosing within the continent of Africa. It elaborates on the major Social Studies standards in student-friendly language.
Pair this assignment with a written research essay in order to enhance student learning, understanding, and output
This resource includes PART 1 described below AND 4 pages of guided notes handouts in MS WORD and PDF format for students to follow along. Each part contains rich text, images, video links, and more. Enjoy!
PART 1 - GEOGRAPHY (25 slides)
Students follow along with the PowerPoint using their own bl
These supplement powerpoint notes are designed with 6 slides per page. I use this specific format so that I can print 6 slides per page to distribute to students for them to add their own notes during the powerpoint presentation.The powerpoint notes are aligned with the new (2015) College Board AP Ar
Physical features of Africa, according to the Georgia Milestone's standards for 7th grade Social Studies, are revealed as a great practice for either whole or individual student practice. There are a total of 16 slides that include countries, rivers, lakes and biomes.
This zipfile includes a powerpoint presentation with four parts. The four parts include: Introduction to Africa Imperialism, How Did Imperialism Happen, European Nations in Africa, and African Resistance.
Also included in the zipfile
1. Map activities
2. A mystery object sheet, photograph of a tin
This product (new as of June 2016) reviews recent Libyan history focusing on the following: Moammar Gaddafy (Libyan leader from 1969 - 2011); the overthrow of Gaddafy; the policy dilemmas for the USA; post-Arab Spring chaos in Libya including ISIS terror, and more.
It includes textual information,
This is a short slide show made with SmartNotebook to introduce a unit on Kenya, Africa. It contains a few facts along with supporting pictures. Also during this unit my class learns a dance and song in Swahili called "Twiingia" and "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" in African sign Language, both can be fou
13 slide printable Power point presentation on 20th Century African Nationalist movements that covers:
- The initial wave of nationalist movements modeled after Gandhi’s Indian national Congress such as Kwame Nkrumah and Jomo Kenyatta’s Mau Mau movement
- The process of creating the Union of South A