Bible:Investigate all Bible Stories of Africa and Egypt. What names were the countries in this continent called in Scriptures? Who first settled this area from the time of the Flood? Write your findings in a report or graphic of your own design. Also study the stories of Solomon, Queen Sheba, Ethiopian Eunuch, Simeon the Cyrene.
Mary Slessor: Servant to the Slaveby Catherine Mackenzie (Upper Elementary and High School) - Write Narrative
The Adventures of the Kerrigan Kids: Painted Warriors and Wild Lions by Gilbert Morris (Elementary) - Write Narrative
Heroes of the Faith: David Livingstone by Sam Wellman - Include information in missionary report
Jambo Means Hello; Swahili Alphabet Book by Muriel and Tom Feeleng (Elementary)
Ashanti to Zula by Margaret Musgrove
Run, Ma, Run by Child Evangelism Fellowship (Elementary)
Only Mosquitos Buzz in Peoples Ears by Verna Aardema (Elementary)
Growing Up Masai by Tom Schactman (Elementary)
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale by John Steptoe - Vocabulary, Essays, and Tests
King Solomon and the Queen of Shebaby Blue Greenberg and Linda Tarry - Vocabulary, Essays, and Tests
Abeka History Texts
The Timetables of History by Bernard Grun
The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia
Multicultural Art Activities from the Cultures of Africa, Asia, and North America by Darlene Ritter
Konos Volume II
The Ashanti of Ghana by Sonia Bleeker
Then and Now by Stefani Perring and Dominic Perring, Section of "Great Zimbabwe
Africa's Wild Dogs by Richard Conniff, National Geographic May 1999
Restoring Madagascar, National Geographic February 1999
Journey to the Heart of the Sahara by Donovan Webster, National Geographic March 1999
African Marriage Rituals by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher, National Geographic November 1999
Ancient Art of the Sahara by David Coulson, National Geographic June 1999
Djenne: Eternal City of West Africa by Karen E. Lange, National Geographic June 2001
Kenya's Mzima Spring Comes Alive by Mark Deeble and Victoria Stone, National Geographic November 2001
Swahili Coast: East Africa's Ancient Crossroads by Robert Caputo, National Geographic October 2001
Bushmen by Peter Godwin, National Geographic February 2001
Keepers of the Faith: The Living Legacy of Aksum by Candice S. Millard, National Geographic July 2001
Exteme Africa, Trekking Through the Green Abyss by David Quammen, National Geographic March 2001
Zulus by Peter Godwin, National Geographic August 2000
Write a spider story after reading a few samples
Biography on Jane Goodall
Comparison paper between Tuarego and Zulu. Include pictures drawn by me and colored by you or draw your own.
Research and write a summary on the Ethiopian story of Queen Sheba and King Solomon
Research paper on the apartheid in Africa
Summary paper on Ishmael's descendants in Africa
Summary paper on Ham's sons that settled Africa and the areas they settled.
Develop a plan with what you've learned about Africa to share the Gospel
Summary on what may have caused the Great Rift Valley
Table of Contents for this unit for portfolio
Research Graphics and Worksheets:
Missionary Report on David Livingstone, Mary Slessor, Robert Moffat, and Henry Stanley
African Tribe Research Sheet - Choose tribe of choice to report on.
Nubian Culture Graphic
Africa Information Cards
Early Christian Leaders of Africa
Early European Explorers in Africa
Bible Character Report on the apostle Mark (the first to spread the Gospel to Africa), King Solomon, Queen of Sheba, Ethiopian Eunuch, Simeon the Cyrene
Article Review of National Geographic articles listed in resources
Dark Continent, Sahara Desert, Kalahari Desert, savannas, Great Rift Valley, Nubia, Ethiopian eunuch, Abyssinia, The White Man's Grave, slave trade, Victoria Falls, apartheid, animism, African National Congress, kapok, malaria, Ashanti, talking drums, kente cloth, jungle, Pygmies, African Sleeping Sickness, tsetse fly, cataracts, taboo, segregation, integration, discrimination, political prisoners, ambush, Afrikaners, Coloureds, Blacks, Berber, Bedouin, Tuareg, nomad, deserts, oasis, mirage, caravan, millet, Zulu, Great Trek
Create an Akua-ba doll. Take picture to include in portfolio and write an information card of place doll holds for the Ashanti.
Make a simulation of Adinkra cloth of the Ashanti. Write summary of use and symbolism on an index card.
Trace your hand 3-4 times around a posterboard, overlapping at some points. Then pain or color the hands with different patters simulating the skin decorations among various African tribes. Include an information card.
Investigate architecture in Then and Now
CompleteEgyptian painting of Ancient African Tribesmen
Tuareg coloring sheet
Zulas coloring sheet
Draw African costume designs or color and cutoutpaper dolls. Include summary statement.
Divider page for African section of portfolio
Investigate Talking Drums - create talking with handmade or manufactured drums
Sing Kum Ba Ya
Copy in your best handwriting or typing the oldest Christian hymn whose author is known called "Shepherd of Tender Youth". Sing the song through two or three times. Music and hymn can be found on the Internet atShepherd of Tender Youth
Play and/or make rainsticks - Take picture and write summary of what rainsticks were used for.
Out of Africa
Roots- 1st section of the film using parental supervision
Study causes of malaria and cure. What areas of Africa are most affected? What attempts does the African governments make to protect their citizens from this disease?
Painkhi, Ebed-melech, Edesius, Frumentius, Queen of Sheba, Solomon, Ghana Empire, Mali Empire, Mansa Musa, Songhai Empire, Askia the Great, King Ewuare, Kingdom of the Kongo, Haile Selassie I, Nelson Mandela, Jane Goodall
Read History text on Africa and outline chapter
Write out questions in review and answer with complete sentences.
Study ancient Africa to more current history of the country.
Complete map ofAfrica, including all land features, early civilizations, and major towns.
Draw outline map of Africa and draw in the climate zones. Example can be found in the Konos volume mentioned in resources.
Create map of modern day Africa
Investigate why the Sahara is hot in the day and cold at night.
Research report orshape book report on the camel - Ships of the Desert
Research oasis and how they are formed. What do you think people mean when they talk of their personal "oasis'"
Create an animal book of animals found in the safari.
Listcontributions of Africa to the world.
Test on Africa
Organize Notebook section on Africa (High school level)
Create Lap book (Elementary Level)
Background from Graphic Garden