Monday's Lesson Plan
The 1700's and 1800's were a time of movement across the globe. Some people were relocating to pursue a better life while others were forced to move to new places. The later was true for thousands of Africans who were sold into slavery around the world. Africans were taken from villages in the interior to coastal towns and sold to slave traders who took them to places like the Caribbean, Portugal, and America to work on large plantations.
Tuesday's Lesson Plan
Africa is home to a variety of landscapes. The Nile River, the savanna, and rain forest are just a few of the diverse ecosystems on the continent of Africa. The African savanna is home to some of the world's largest mammals while the rain forest is home to one half of the world's insect species.
Wednesday's Lesson Plan
The culture of Africa is quite distinct from other areas. With Africa being such a large area many different traditins exist within the continent. The customs of each tribe have unique qualities.
Thursday's Lesson Plan
Africa is a continent for adventure. The savanna and rain forest are full of exciting animals and landscapes to be seen on a safari. South Africa is full of diamond mines. Some of the most beautiful diamonds in the world are found in Africa.
Friday's Lesson Plan
The landscapes of Africa change with every mile on the continent. The Nile River in north Africa floods each year redepositing fertile soil in the middle of the Sahara desert. The Congo is home to lush tropical plants thanks to the 90 inches of rain that fall each year in the rainforest. South Africa is a mostly savanna with tall grasses and widely dispersed trees. Within each of these landscapes is a different way of life.
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