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Where in Africa
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In this lesson, students will learn about the diversity of countries, peoples and geography that exist on the continent of Africa. They will construct a pictorial and a cultural map of the African continent. Students will read accounts of the daily lives of African youths from a variety of countries. Most importantly students will learn why it is important to ask the question, "Where" when a person is talking about Africa.


    1. Students will develop an understanding of the diversity of countries, peoples, and geography that exists on the continent of Africa.

    2. Students will construct a map of Africa that illustrates the geographical differences that exist on the African continent.

    3. Students will produce a class chart to compare the cultures of the different countries on the African continent.

    4. Students will describe daily life in different African countries.


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