Africa

by Mary Ann Kelley

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Africa: Its People And Places  (Y)
A geography lesson plan from Discovery Education.com for grades K-5.

Africa: Across The Continent  (Y)
A geography lesson plan from Discovery education.com for grades K-5

Mr. Donn's Ancient Africa unit  (Y,M,O)
Many lessons and units on ancient and modern Africa from Mr. Donn including history, geography, animals, kings & queens, and more

Ancient Civilizations  (Y,M,O,T)
Free lapbook, notebook & unit resources for homeschoolers from Dynamic 2 Moms. Includes free lapbook sheets for ancient Mesopotamia, The Indus River Valley, China, Phoenicia, Assyria, Babylon, Africa, Egypt, Greece and Rome

Odyssey Online  (M,O)
The website uses art work to teach geography, history and culture about Africa.

Africa - Come with me to Africa  (Y)
A Grade 2-3 geography lesson plan

That Quiz  (Y,M,O)
Online quizzes with over 6 million graded exams to date and over 300,000 participating students. That Quiz is free for educational use.

Africa's geography  (Y,M,O)
From Enchanted Learning.com

Africa unit for primary students  (T)
Lists activities (without much detail) and recipes to be used in an elementary Africa unit

Global Trek - Ghana  (M)
Learn about and meet the people of Ghana. Includes myths from Africa. Grades 4-8.

Global Trek - Kenya  (M)
Learn about and meet the people of Kenya. Grades 4-8.

Global Trek - South Africa  (M)
Learn about and meet the people of South Africa. Grades 4-8.

Kids Konnect.com - South Africa  (Y,M,O,T)
Webpages created by a retired teacher to help kid safely learn on the internet about South Africa.

Time Warp Trio Topical Lesson Plans  (Y)
Time Warp Trio is an American animated television series, based on the children's book series written by Jon Scieszka. This site offers lesson plans designed to enhance studies is history and humanities. Scroll down the page for topic to a PDF lesson plan. Book suggestions and activities can be completed without watching the TV show.

African Savannah: Endangered species  (Y)
Tutorial for African Savannah's endangered species:lions, Grevy's Zebra, African Wild Dogs and the majestic African Elephant

PBS Kids' Africa  (Y,M,O,T)
From PBS.org

PBS:Africa - Africa for Kids  (Y,T)
From PBS.org

Africana Heritage Project  (T)
The USF (University of South Florida) Africana Heritage Project was begun in order to assist African Americans who are researching their family histories.

All About Kenya  (Y)
A second grade geography lesson plan.

Nigerian Archaeology  (M,O)
Follow the progress of this dig by clicking any region on the map of Nigeria.

Africa: It's not a country   (Y)
Lesson Plans for Teaching About Africa in the Early Elementary Grades

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