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 Standard of Excellence – 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 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 3-11
~Environmental Issues of Africa Notes (facts, images, etc.) – slides 12-53
~Environmental Issues of Africa graphic organizer and KEY – slides 54-56
~Political Cartoon Analysis activity -- slide 57-61
~Environmental Issues Selfies creative writing activity -- slides 62-63
~Create a Water Bottle printable -- slides 64-65
~Comprehension Check and KEY (could also be used as a quiz) – slides 66-68
~Tweet All About It Out the Door -- slides 69-70
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Standards of Excellence 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