Geography of Africa (SS7G1)

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This file is a resource pack about the major physical features in Africa: the Sahara, Sahel, savanna, tropical rain forest, Congo River, Niger River, Nile River, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Victoria, Atlas Mountains, and Kalahari Desert (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard – SS7G1). This lesson includes a presentation with important facts about the features and where they are located, as well as colorful images. There is also a graphic organizer for note-taking during the presentation, a quick review game, a creative writing assignment, an fun activity, a map and directions for students to label countries and features, and a ticket out the door included in this 94-page file.

File Contents:
~Standards Poster – slide 2
~Africa Map and directions (for labeling) and KEY – slides 3-6
~Africa’s Physical Features Chart (graphic organizer for note-taking) and KEY -- slides 7-11
~Africa’s Physical Features Notes (facts, location, images, etc.) – slides 12-70
~Physical Features Trading Cards activity -- slides 71-73
~Pass the Paper group review game – slides 74-86
~Africa Postcard creative writing activity – slides 87-89
~Comprehension Check (could also be used as quiz) and KEY -- slide 90-92
~Give Me Five! Ticket Out the Door -- slides 93-94

*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
Daily Warm-Ups
Gallery Walk
Flash Cards
Word Wall
Trashketball

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Teaching Duration
3 hours

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Geography of Africa (SS7G1)
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