Great Rift Valley Human Environment Interactions 5-E Lesson with Activities

Great Rift Valley Human Environment Interactions 5-E Lesson with Activities
Great Rift Valley Human Environment Interactions 5-E Lesson with Activities
Great Rift Valley Human Environment Interactions 5-E Lesson with Activities
Great Rift Valley Human Environment Interactions 5-E Lesson with Activities
Great Rift Valley Human Environment Interactions 5-E Lesson with Activities
Great Rift Valley Human Environment Interactions 5-E Lesson with Activities
Great Rift Valley Human Environment Interactions 5-E Lesson with Activities
Great Rift Valley Human Environment Interactions 5-E Lesson with Activities
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Dig deeper into the geography of Sub-Saharan Africa with this engaging, cross-curricular 5-E lesson! Students build on their knowledge of plate tectonics from science class by analyzing the Great Rift Valley from a Social Studies perspective, focusing on human-environment interactions. A fun memory game, "Ice Age" cartoon, vocabulary, "Think about It" questions, captivating photos, video, current events connections, and a news report activity will keep your class engaged! This 5-E lesson has everything you need; just print and teach!

Vocabulary covered:

  • Continental Drift, Pangaea, Great Rift Valley, Rift Valley, Escarpment, Physical Processes, Human-Environment Interactions, Plate Tectonics, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Victoria Falls, Lake Victoria, Lake Turkana

5-E Guided Lesson:

  • Engage: Memory Game - Kenya Warm-up Activity
  • Explore: Ice Age 4: Continental Drift "Think about it" Activity
  • Explain: The Great Rift Valley Lesson- Vocabulary, Maps, Photos, Fill-in Notes, Political Cartoons
  • Elaborate: Great Rift Valley Video & Student Questions Worksheet
  • Evaluate: "The Kenyan Canyon" - Current Events Connections & Reporting Live
    from Africa Activity with Rubric

Your Purchase Includes Editable and PDF Versions:

  • A Guided 5-E PowerPoint Presentation
  • 1 Student Fill-in Notes Handout
  • 1 Video Questions Handout with Answer Key
  • 1 Evaluate Student Worksheet with Rubric
  • A Teacher Quick Reference Guide

Aligned with Social Studies Standards: CCSS, TEKS, ELPS, and NCSS grades 6-8

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Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
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Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes.
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35 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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