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33 reviewed resources for cultures of sub saharan africa

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Climate and Cultures of Africa

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students gain an understanding of the relationship between climate and culture in the sub- Saharan Africa. Students will complete short exercises pertaining to the various cultures of Africa and the climate in which they live....
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Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Delve into the world of Malian ruler Mansa Musa, the development and culture of African kingdoms such as the Swahili civilization, the use of oral tradition, and the spread of Islam across trade routes. The narrator does an excellent job...
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Seeing Things From the Someone Else's Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students attempt to see the world from someone else's perspective. In this Peace Corps instructional activity, students read "Sharing in Africa." The piece challenges readers to consider how show respect for the cultural values of others...
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The Holy Land

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Explore the culture, geography, and religion of Ethiopia. Learners complete a viewing guide while watching a film on Ethiopia as the first Christian country in Africa. Additionally, they create group presentations and write paragraphs...
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The Carter Center’s Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the state of Sub-Saharan Africa. In this geography skills lesson plan, students examine the work of the Carter Center in Africa as they investigate the strengths and weaknesses of linguistic, tribal, and religious...
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What Sharing Really Means

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Learners examine the meaning of generosity and how sharing can be a cultural trait. In this cultural trait instructional activity, students read a text about the culture of generosity in Africa. Learners complete a discussion activity...
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North Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Student examine the unique physical and human characteristics of Russia and the former Soviet Republics, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa. They are able to compare how cultural characteristics affect different...
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Medieval Travelers

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the impact of trade on culture. In this trade lesson, 10th graders compare the travels of Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta. Students research the explorers and create materials for a gallery walk that feature the impact...
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Women in Africa: Tradition and Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine a selection of traditional African artwork that portray women and explore postcolonial African literature created by women in order to gain insight into the lives of some black women in Sub-Sahara Africa.
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The AIDS/HIV Pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students become aware of the level of the impact on the current and future socio-economic structures of sub-Saharan Africa by the AIDS pandemic.
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MEDIEVAL SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the area of medieval Sub-Saharan Africa through eyes of travelers in the company of one of history's greatest travelers, Ibn Battuta. The project has been structured to include all the State standards for this unit.
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The Arts of Sub Saharan Africa

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars research Sub-Saharan African art and the regions it comes from. In this African art lesson plan, students discuss art and compare the tribal and ceremonial art and what it is used for.
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Country: Africa

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students access a variety of Africa themed websites. They locate information about African people, governments, languages and culture. They interact with timelines and explore African history or art.
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Connecting Africa: A Project-Based Learning Adventure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Mission Possible: Your task is to design a new highway route from Tunis, Tunisia to Cape Town, South Africa. If you accept the challenge, you must create a small map of the route that has already been rejected, a rationale for rejection...
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Africa's Struggle With AIDS

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, after using maps to locate Africa on a world map, and individual sub-Saharan nations on a map of Africa, examine charts and graphs to find and compare data about AIDS in Africa, the world, and the United States.
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AIDS in Africa I: The Scope of the Problem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students search for data related to that discrepancy and determine mathematically the relative impact of AIDS on Africa versus its impact on the U.S.
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Exploring Islamic Lands

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the lives of Islamic teens. In this global studies lesson, students explore selected Internet sites to discover the attributes of Islam, the cultural traditions of Islam, and information regarding Middle Eastern...
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Medieval Sub-Saharan Africa

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discover the oral story traditions of medieval Africa of what is now Ghana and Mali. In partners, they select and interpret proverbs and share their ideas with classmates. In larger groups, they read folktales and...
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West and Central Africa

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the unique physical and human characteristics of Russia and the former Soviet Republics, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, they compare how cooperation and conflict among peoples...
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Africa 1500-present: The Big Picture

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this African history study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the history of Africa from 1500 to the present.
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Seeing Things From the Someone Else's Point of View

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the cultural trait of sharing, trying to view it from the point of view of someone in another culture. They question what we gain from trying to see the world from the perspective of another person or culture and...
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Male Nok Head SculptureNigeria, Africa

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create sculpture. In this visual arts lesson, 6th graders design and create Nok sculptures that feature patterns and textures in the style of the Nok culture.
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What Sharing Really Means

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read the story "Sharing in Africa". As a class, they brainstorm a list of holidays and celebrations in various cultures and identify the Congo on a world map. To end the lesson, they focus on one paragraph of the story,...
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Making Peace

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine how African societies view their family and ancestors and settle disputes. They create a spirit doll, and role-play conflict resolution using the ancestor figure dolls.