This 51-page file is a presentation that compares the economies of the South Africa and Nigeria (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7E1). Topics discussed: Economic System, Land Use, Natural Resources, Industries, Specialization, GDP and GDP Per Capita, Unemployment Rate, Currency Exchange, and Literacy Rate. Everything you need to teach these standards is in this file! There are presentation-style notes (with facts, images, key vocabulary, etc.), as well as several interactive notebook printables and activities that you can easily use with your students. This file makes learning about economics engaging and fun! The printables are perfect for your students Interactive Social Studies Notebooks!
Included in this File:
~Comparing African Economies Chart - slides 3-4
~Venn Diagram South Africa and Nigeria – slide 5
~Economics Review Notes – slides 6-18
~South Africa and Nigeria Economies Notes (facts, images, statistics, vocab, etc.) - slides 19-45
~African Economies Review Questions and answers - slides 46-47
~Economics Awards activity – slides 48-49
~Ticket out the Door activity – slide 50-51
*This file was updated in November 2014 with information about the countries current economic statistics.
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for seventh grade Social Studies:
SS7E1 The student will analyze different economic systems.
c. Compare and contrast the economic systems in South Africa and Nigeria.
Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my Africa Unit Bundle that is located here:
Africa Unit Bundle
Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Task Cards
Geography Color-by-Number activity