This Lapbook is one of a kind! It's doesn't have page after page of blank inserts. ALL the inserts already have information in them for your students to read, learn, and review as they complete this project.
This Lapbook divides Africa into five regions: Central Africa, Southern Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa and Northern Africa. Each region has a booklet you print two sided with each country's name, flag and capital in it. Also included are fan tags that describe and show a picture of African waters and features, and a foldable showing African Rivers.
Included is a blank printable map of the Africa. Have your students color it and label with the country names, capitols, cities, mountain ranges, rivers or anything else you are teaching. You could also laminate this map so students can use it to quiz themselves with a dry erase marker.
In this Lapbook the regions are divided as follows:
Northern African Countries: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt Western Sahara,
Western African Countries: Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Mauritania, Senegal Gambia, Burkina Faso, Guinea- Bissau, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Liberia, Guinea, Benin
Eastern African Countries: Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, Eritrea, Rwanda, Burundi,Tanzania, Djibouti
Southern African Countries: Angola, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar
Central African Countries: Chad, Cameroon, Sao Tome & Principe, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
African rivers included are Niger River, Nile River, Congo River, Zambezi River.
Regional Features included are: Atlas Mountains, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Sahara Desert, Nubian Desert, Sinai Peninsula, Cape of Good Hope, Serengeti Plain.
African Waters included are Mediterranean Sea, Suez Canal, Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, Lake Victoria.
National Geography Standards
NSS-G.K-12.1 THE WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS
• Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective.
• Understand how to use mental maps to organize information about people, places, and environments in a spatial context.
• Understand how to analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on Earth's surface. - See more at: http://www.educationworld.com/standards/national/soc_sci/geography/k_12.shtml#sthash.BbEf4z1C.dpuf
NSS-G.K-12.2 PLACES AND REGIONS
• Understand the physical and human characteristics of places.
• Understand that people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity.
• Understand how culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions.