To review major events of the 1800s and 1900s in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
1 class period
This activity includes a game for the entire class.
Students are divided into two teams. Play begins with everyone reading the first three sections entitled “Colonial Africa,” “Independence Movements,” and “Progress in Agriculture and Industry.” Papers are then turned face down.
The teacher starts reading aloud the same three sections, but leaves blanks in place of the key words, names, and terms underlined in the story. When the teacher says the word “blank,” class members will raise their hand if they think they know the answer. A correct response earns their team 10 points. If the answer is incorrect, or the person called on does not answer immediately, their team loses 10 points. The teacher will then announce the missing word, name, or term.
The team with the most points when the teacher finishes reading all three sections wins Game 1. More games will be played using other sections throughout the lesson pages. Complete game rules are provided on the lesson pages.
• Colonial Africa
• Independence Movements
• Progress in Agriculture and Industry
• Social Changes
• Political Progress
THE MIDDLE EAST
• The People
• The Economy
• The Arab-Israeli Conflict
• A Continuing Trouble Spot
• Problems of Developing Nations
Teacher Instructions and answer key included.