AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu

AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu
AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu
AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu
AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu
AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu
AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu
AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu
AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu
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Explore the native cultures, history, wildlife, and ecosystems of the African continent with AFRICA: From Adinkra to Zulu. Like all books in the Let’s Get Real Science and Social Studies Dictionary series, AFRICA features traceable vocabulary words to boost retention, fun facts to build content-area literacy, and original, high-resolution illustrations to engage young readers.

Featured Vocabulary:

adinkra, butterfruit, continent, dashiki, Egyptian, fez, Great Rift Valley, halfmens plant, injera bread, jumping dance, kofia, lion, mamba, mongoose, Nelson Mandela, okapi, penguin, quagga, rainforest, Sahara, talking drum, udu drum, Valley of the Kings, whistling thorn tree, Xhosa, Yoruba, Zulu

Highlighted Countries:

Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania

Additional Vocabulary:

acacia, adumu, Ashanti, climate, cylindrical, endangered, equal rights, extinct, fault line, gele, hieroglyphics, Igbo, indigenous, Maasai, maize, native, Nobel Peace Prize, pharaoh, population, Shaka Zulu, sourdough, Swahili, tunic, Tutankhamun, venomous

Targeted Skills:

  • Identifying customs and traditions of indigenous African tribes
  • Identifying geographic features, ecosystems, and wildlife of Africa
  • Developing critical thinking skills by comparing and contrasting characteristics of African countries
  • Building vocabulary specific to African culture and symbols
  • Exploring African-American heritage
  • Building content-area literacy
  • Increasing reading fluency and comprehension

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the book.

Technical Info: The file is in PDF format, illustrated with original, high-definition images.


Related Resources:



GHANA: Discovering Ghana

KENYA: Discovering Kenya

SWAHILI: Learn to Count in Swahili

SWAHILI: Our Colorful World in Swahili

Teaching with TOOBS: African Savanna

TWI: Learn to Count in Twi (Ghana)

TWI: Our Colorful World in Twi (Ghana)

Additional Science and Social Dictionary Titles:

The ABCs of America

H Is for Hopi (Historic Native American Cultures)

Habitats and Homes in the World’s Biomes

Ocean Animals from A to Z (The Aquatic Biome)

Outer Space from A to Z

T Is for Texas (Symbols of the Lone Star State)


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