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Geography of Africa Lesson Plans & Resources - Chapter Summary
These resources, lesson plans and lesson plan outlines on African geography provide you with a wealth of ideas and information that you can incorporate into your world geography classes. You will find kid-friendly lesson plans on the Nile River and the surrounding region, ancient civilizations in the Nile Valley, the general geography of the African continent and much more. These tools can help you create:
- Kid-sized lessons on African geography
- Lessons and lesson plans on the Nile River for elementary students
- Classroom or homework assignments on the Nile Valley
- Interesting class discussions on the civilizations of the ancient Nile Valley
How It Helps
- Curriculum standards: Helps you ensure that your lessons on African geography meet current educational requirements
- Class discussion topics/questions: Offers ideas that you can use to spark classroom discussions on the Nile Valley region, ancient peoples and other interesting facts
- Homework/classwork suggestions: Provides you with material for assignments on the geography of Africa and the Nile River that your students can complete at home or in class
How It Works
This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning lessons on African geography easy.
- Find lesson plans for specific topics you want to cover in your class on the civilizations of the ancient Nile Valley.
- Formulate your class outline on African geography using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
- Share the related lessons for each lesson plan on the Nile River with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
- Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important concepts from these lessons on the geography of Africa.
- Engage your students with relevant discussion questions or other materials related to the Nile Valley region found in the lesson plan outline.
1. African Geography Lesson Plan
What makes African geography unique? This lesson plan uses a text lesson that is chock full of facts about the geography of Africa to enlighten students. An activity highlights geographical landmarks of this continent for students.
2. Geography of Africa
Africa, the second largest continent in the world, is a place with a great variety of landscapes, climates, wildlife, and civilizations. In this lesson, we'll learn specifically about the geography of Africa.
3. Nile River Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Use this lesson plan to help you teach your students about the Nile River. Students will read a text lesson that gives facts about the river and explains its use. Discussion questions and hands-on learning help concepts stick and a quiz allows you to determine understanding.
4. The Nile River Lesson for Kids
The Nile River stretches across Africa for over 4,000 miles. Read this lesson to learn about the river, its famous floods, and how people have relied on its water for thousands of years.
5. The Nile Valley Lesson Plan
The Nile River Valley was one of the earliest sites for human civilization. Use this lesson plan to help you provide a road map that explores two societies given life by the river. With it, students will watch a video, participate in discussion questions, complete a research activity, and take a quiz.
6. The Ancient Nile Valley: Civilizations, Region & Facts
In this lesson, we explore the ancient Nile Valley and the Nile River, which is its lifeline. Arguably the longest river in the world, the Nile supported some of humankind's first complex civilizations.
7. Africa Lesson Plan for Elementary School
The intriguing continent of Africa is the focus of this lesson plan. Students will use mind map note taking, discussion, creative writing and artistic presentation to learn about and explore their own feelings towards Africa.
8. Mali Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Use this lesson plan to help you teach your students about Mali. Students will read a text lesson that explains Mali's rich history, test their knowledge with a quiz and game, then get apply their understanding to a fun project.
9. Mali Lesson for Kids: History & Facts
In this lesson, we'll talk about Mali, a country that has gone through many changes over the years. Find out about the empires that ruled there, the famous city of Timbuktu, and how Mali has become the country we know today.
10. Seven Natural Wonders of Africa Lesson Plan
There is so much for your students to learn about the unique wonders of our world. They will enjoy learning about the seven natural wonders of Africa as they read and discuss a text lesson, create a museum and take a quiz.
11. The Seven Natural Wonders of Africa
Read this lesson to learn about the new list of the seven wonders of Africa, announced in 2013. Learn which parts of Africa made the list and why. You'll also learn what you can expect to see at each place.
12. Nigeria Lesson Plan for Elementary School
This lesson plan is a tool for helping elementary students learn about Nigeria. Students will be able to discuss the history and culture of Nigeria, as well as explore some of the challenges that Nigeria residents currently face.
13. Sahara Desert Lesson Plan
This lesson plan explores the Sahara Desert, which is located on the continent of Africa. Students will complete a reading activity, participate in discussion questions, complete a geography map and game, and take a quiz.
14. Sahara Desert Facts: Lesson for Kids
It is 3.5 million square miles of sand and sun! No we are not talking about laying on a beach at the ocean in the sand, sun, and fun. You will be learning about one of the world's largest deserts and one of the harshest environments on Earth, the great Sahara Desert.
15. Sahara Desert Activities
When you are teaching students about the Sahara Desert, there is a wealth of diversity both in history and living things that can enrich your lessons. From trade routes to unusual animals, there is more to this desert than meets the eye.
16. Serengeti Lesson Plan
The Serengeti offers beautiful views and a wide array of animals. Your students will learn to appreciate this savanna as they read and discuss a text lesson, illustrate the Serengeti, and take a quiz.
17. Serengeti: Location & Animals
This lesson defines and clearly delineates the Serengeti in terms of what it is and exactly where you can find it. You'll also learn about some of the animals you can find here.
18. Africa Political Map Games
Games are a fantastic way to help your students learn the political geography of a region or continent. This lesson is a selection of games designed to engage students in the memorization of the countries that make up the content of Africa.
19. Geography of Africa & the Middle East Activities for High School
In this lesson, we detail activities you can implement in your classroom to help your students engage with the geography of Africa and the Middle East. From bingo to research, these activities cover a range of classroom activities and styles.
20. Nile River Project Ideas
There's a lot to learn about the Nile River. These project ideas can help students delve deeper into their lesson on the Nile and the civilizations that emerged around it.
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