This 10 page unit plan lays out a two week step by step plan for learning about several different issues that exist in Africa from lack of resources, to corrupt war lords, to genocide. Students are able to look at many different issues using technology, collaboration, and discussion with their fellow classmates. Students will look at documents, watch fascinating videos, and hear first hand accounts from people that face the issues every day. This is a great unit to help students understand issues in Africa whether you are studying it in Geography or World History. Students will form opinions and express those opinions while meeting the standards of the common core.