All About Africa

All About Africa
All About Africa
All About Africa
All About Africa
All About Africa
All About Africa
All About Africa
All About Africa
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Africa is knowns as the bithplace of civilization. Most cultures started on this large continent. The area is so diverse in its cultures, languages, religions, climates, and animals that you could study it for years, and never learn everything about it.

This unit has 5 main reading comprehension passages. Students SHOW their answers using text evidence and colors! What could be better?

This set covers all of the standards for for Africa based on the Tennessee 3rd grade list. This is an easy to grade set and encourages deep reading of the non-fiction text. Along with the comprehension reading passages there are research opportunities that use QR codes and/or sites. Students can gain independence in their research with teacher-approved sites and videos. There are map templates for students to use for salt/flour projects.

There are tons of visuals to deepen students' learning and understanding of various concepts.

p. 2-6 – Thanks, Preview, Contents
p. 7 – List of Standards
p.8-21 – 14 Standard Visuals (7 in Color & 7 in b/w)
P. 22-37 – 32 Vocabulary Word Strips with 32 Definition Word Strips
p.38 – Jambo, Africa Reading Comprehension Passage
p.39-41 – All About Africa QR Research (INB)
p.42 – Animals By Region Visual
p.43-45 – Compare/Contrast Animal Regions (INB)
p.46 – African Climates Map Visual
p.47 – African Languages Map Visual
p.48 – Africa Template for Project with Dough Recipe
p.49 – Describe African Regions Flap Book (INB)
p.50-53 – Libya Research Flap Book Brochure (QR Code & Site)
p.54-57 – Kenya Research Flap Book Brochure (QR Code & Site)
p.58-61 – South Africa Research Flap Book Brochure (QR Code & Site)
p.62-64 – Egyptian Context Clue Artifact & Culture Match (INB)
p.65-67 – Kenyan Context Clue Artifact & Culture Match (INB)
p.68 – Maasai Child Video and Write (INB)
p.69 – Egypt Reading Comprehension Passage
p.70-73 – Egypt Research Flap Book Brochure (QR Code & Site)
p.74– Bartholomew Diaz Reading Comprehension Passage
p.75 – 3-2-1 Flap Book about Diaz (INB)
P.76 – Nelson Mandela Reading Comprehension Passage
p.77 – 3-2-1 Flap Book about Mandela (INB)
p.78-81 – Flags of Libya, Kenya, South Africa, and Egypt Visuals
p.82 – Landforms & Landmarks in Africa Visual
p.83 – Bodies of Water & Rivers in Africa Visual
p.84-91 – African Landforms, Landmarks, Bodies of Water, Countries (Egypt, Libya, South Africa, Kenya), & Flag Concentration Cards
p.92-94 – Salt/Flour Dough Egypt Map Project with Labels
p.95-96 - Salt/Flour Dough Libya Map Project with Labels
p.97-98 - Salt/Flour Dough Kenya Map Project with Labels
p.99-100 Salt/Flour Dough South Africa Map Project with Labels
p.101 – Meeting Needs Reading Comprehension Passage
p.102 – Resources in Africa Chart Practice
p.103-108 – Comparing Countries’ (Kenya, South Africa, Libya, and Egypt) Resources (INB)
p.109 - Credit

✈️3.46 Interpret different texts and primary sources to describe the major components of history and culture including language, clothing, food, art, beliefs, customs, and music.

✈️3.47 Tell a historic story with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details while speaking audibly in coherent sentences using information gained from timelines, primary sources and informational text. Suggestions are: Ancient Egypt and
the pyramids, Nile River, Tutankhamen, Bartholomew Diaz lands on Cape of Good Hope, Nelson Mandela, and current events.

✈️3.48 Identify major countries of the continent (Egypt, Kenya, Libya, and South Africa).

✈️3.49 Identify major physical features of the continent:
►Rivers – Congo, Niger, Nile
►Mountains – Kilimanjaro, Mt. Kenya, Atlas Mountains
►Desert – Sahara
►Bodies of Water – Indian Ocean, Lake Victoria, Southern Ocean
►Landforms – Cape of Good Hope

✈️3.50 Explain how people depend on the physical environment and its natural resources to satisfy their basic needs.

✈️3.51 Identify examples of scarcity in and around specific regions.

✈️3.52 Interpret a chart, graph, or resource map of major imports and exports.

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