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31 resources with the keyterm african culture

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Grow a Musical Instrument

For Teachers K - 6th
Music, culture, social studies, and plant growth all in one! Kids explore the various type of traditional African instruments that are made out of gourds. They then grow their own gourds and use them to create a wide variety of African...
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Trey and Dave go to Africa: Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Trey from Phish and Dave from the Dave Mathews Band took a trip to Africa to explore music, culture, and history. Your class watches this episode from VH1's Music Studio to understand how African culture and music have influenced modern...
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Role of Masks in African Cultures

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore ancient tradition and craft of mask making, examine role or function of masks in African culture, create instruments, and participate in class projects.
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Principles of Kwanzaa Plaque

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Study African culture and learn the origins of Kwanzaa with an artistic lesson plan. Learners recognize that Kwanzaa is Swahili for "first fruits of the harvest." They identify and comprehend the values and meanings of the nguzo saba,...
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Africa: Research Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here is a great way to prepare the class for a research project. Instead of drawing up an outline, they hit the books to create a foldable about their topic. They research to answer 28 questions about Ghana, Songhi, and Mali. 
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African Ideas of the Afterlife and Beloved

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine African cultural ideas about death and the afterlife by reading and answering questions about passages from Beloved.
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas

For Teachers K - 2nd
You can keep this printable idea sheet and use when you're in a tight spot. It contains cross-curricular ideas that span every subject while relating to the African tale, "Anasazi the Spider." Learners will act, write, move, count, and...
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Southern Africa

For Students 6th - 8th
Investigate the culture and economics or Southern Africa in this text-companion learning exercise. Learners read about the gold trade, apartheid, wealth division, and traditional lifestyles in this region. They take notes and answer 4...
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Critical and Creative Expression

For Teachers 8th
Budding musicians discuss African culture and the musical term, polyphony. The lesson is broken into several tables that help identify pattern, rhythm, harmony, and melody. A question sheet is also included.
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Water in Africa

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students discover the horrible situation of water shortages that many people face by completing Peace Corps activities.  In this global health lesson, students analyze and discuss photographs of people in Africa struggling to find water....
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Africa Colors a Destiny

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover the peace corps and the culture of Chad. In this cultural awareness instructional activity, students watch a slide show and examine various primary sources from peace corps volunteers in Africa. This instructional...
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Day to Day Life in a Small African Village

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Students analyze life in a village of Tanzania including its language, geography, health, and hygiene issues. In this African village lesson, students locate Tanzania and its capital city on a map. Students compare aspects of school and...
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Beliefs in Traditional African Religions

For Students 6th - 10th
While there are a few aspects of this activity missing, it can absolutely be useful and suit your African religions study. A activity is split into 3 parts: "before you read," "while you read," and "after you read." There is a chart...
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Africa: Art and Culture

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Posing an introductory question about the reflection of culture within art, this lecture on African art forms will garner intrigue and imagination. From oral tradition (the African griot), to images of African masks and Western...
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Sundiata, Mali’s Lion King

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners investigate the history of Mali. In this African cultures lesson, students research the impact of Sundiata Keita as king of Mali, recognize the significance of historical Malian festivals, and create character masks to be worn...
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African Clothing

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore African clothing. In this African culture social studies lesson, students brainstorm types of clothing they wear for different occasions. Students view photographs of Africans wearing Western clothing and "special...
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African Artist El Anatsui as a Reflection of African Culture: Human Rights Issues and Activism Through Art

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students explore global issues through visual art analysis. In this African art lesson, students examine works by El Anatsui and discussing their human rights themes. Students then design lesson plans based on their findings.
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Stroking the Senses: The Literature, Music, and Art of the Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers K - 6th
Young scholars investigate the history of African Americans by researching Harlem.  In this culture lesson, students examine a slide-show of images and identify the great African American singers and performers of the 20th century. ...
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The Beautiful People of Africa

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discover the people of Africa by creating a PowerPoint presentation.  In this African culture instructional activity, students utilize the Internet to investigate a specific African tribe and their specific location, culture,...
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The Legacies of Africa and China

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders analyze the contributions of early civilizations in Africa and China. In this world history lesson, 7th graders  research Internet and print sources regarding scientific and cultural attributes of Africa and China....
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African Folklore Project

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students present information on a particular African culture. In this folklore project, students research information on an African culture, decorate a mask worn during presentation, and find a corresponding folklore story to correspond...
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Ashanti Dolls

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This lesson focuses on the African culture and tradition through creation of African dolls called: "Ashanti dolls". While creating the dolls, the young scholars learn about the Ashanti culture. More specifically, how the doll...
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Foods of African Countries

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study foods of African countries and geographical locations of specific countries on the continent, vocabulary of African food products, and similarities/differences of food grown throughout various terrains/climates of...
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Motor Car and Galimoto: An Intercultural lesson in pragmatism, creativity, and perseverance

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore cultural awareness by reading children's literature. In this human poverty instructional activity, 3rd graders read the book Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams and discuss the main character's struggle to achieve his...