» Pre-Viewing Lesson PlanLearning about Rwanda
» Lesson Objectives:
In this lesson, students will:
» Materials Needed:
» Time Needed:
Approximately 130 minutes (50-60 minutes to find information to complete Student Worksheet #1; 40-50 minutes to discuss Student Worksheet #1; 20-30 minutes to complete and discuss Student Worksheet #2)
1) Instruct all students to look at the map of Africa in 1945 so that they can both see where Rwanda is and how Africa was divided by European powers.
2) Divide the class into groups of four.
3) Assign each group of four students ONE of the three topics below to research and report on. Each group will complete ONE section of Student Worksheet #1 to present to the rest of the class. (Depending on the size of your class, you might have as many as three groups of four students working on each of the topics.)
4) Students can use the following Web sites as references. However, they should not necessarily limit themselves to these.
All students should also examine the following question:
» Method of Assessment:
Monitoring students' work on Worksheets #1 and #2