This file is a resource pack about the major environmental issues in Africa: water pollution and the unequal distribution of water, poor soil and deforestation in Sub-Saharan Africa, and desertification on the environment of Africa from the Sahel to the rainforest (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard – SS7G2). This lesson includes a presentation with important information about each issue, as well as colorful images. There are also many useful graphic organizers and creative activities included in this 61-page file! You can choose to do them all, or pick the ones that best meet your students’ needs.
~Standards poster – slide 2
~Environmental Issues of Africa CLOZE notes (for note-taking during the presentation) and KEY -- slides 3-9
~Environmental Issues of Africa Notes (facts, images, etc.) – slides 10-46
~Environmental Issues of Africa graphic organizer and KEY – slides 47-49
~Political Cartoon Analysis activity -- slide 52-54
~Design a T-Shirt creative writing activity -- slides 55-56
~Comprehension Check and KEY (could also be used as a quiz) – slides 57-59
~Emoji Ticket Out the Door -- slides 60-61
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 7th grade Social Studies.
Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my Africa Bundle that is located here: Africa Bundle
Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Color-by-Number activity