Develop geography literacy while learning about the unique characteristics of Africa!
The 7 Continents: Africa helps students learn about Africa through engaging reading and writing activities.
Five geography units cover the following standards-based topics:
Section 1: Africa in the World
Introduces students to the location of Africa in the world.
Africa's Relative Location
Africa's Absolute Location
Using a Projection Map
Section 2: Political Divisions of Africa
Introduces students to the five regions and 53 countries of Africa.
Population of Africa
Countries of Africa
Largest Countries by Area
Smallest Countries by Area
Largest Countries by Population
Largest Cities of Africa
Section 3: Physical Features of Africa
Students learn about the landforms and bodies of water of Africa.
Great Rift Valley
Africa's Bodies of Water
Major Rivers of Africa
Amazing Waterfalls of Africa
Section 4: Valuable Resources of Africa
Students learn about the various natural resources of Africa.
Oil Production in Africa
Mining for Gold and Diamonds
Farming in Africa
Sharing the Nile River
Africa's Cacao and Coffee
The Great Migration
Africa's Desert Animals
Section 5: African Culture
Introduces students to the wide variety of traditional African cultures.
Arts and Crafts
Three African Fabrics
Music and Dance
Languages of Africa
Major Religions of Africa
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.