This 33-page file is about how the political, economic, and social conflicts resulted in the independence of South Sudan (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS7CG2b). The presentation includes notes (facts, dates, events, etc.) and images related to South Sudan’s independence. There are also several printables and activities included in the file. The graphic organizers and foldables are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~CLOZE notes and Key (for note-taking during the presentation) – slides 3-5
~South Sudan’s Independence Notes (facts, images, dates, etc.) – slides 6-27
~South Sudan’s Conflicts foldable – slides 28-29
~South Sudan’s Birth Announcement printable – slides 30-31
~Crystal Ball Predictions Ticket Out the Door – slides 32-33
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 7th grade Social Studies:
SS7CG2 The student will explain the structures of the modern governments of Africa.
b. Explain how political, economic, and social conflicts resulted in the independence of South Sudan.
Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Task Cards
Geography Color-by-Number activity
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