ERIC Number: ED370854
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Lesson Plans on African History and Geography: A Teaching Resource.
Hamilton, Robert E., Ed.
This document presents lesson plans for instruction concerning the history and geography of the continent of Africa. Topics include: (1) "The Challenge of Teaching African History and Culture" (Robert Hamilton); (2) "A Physical Overview of Africa" (Robert Hamilton and Kim Lilly); (3) "A Cultural Overview of Africa" (Robert Hamilton and Kim Lilly); (4) "Early Christianity in Egypt and Ethiopia" (Dona J. Stewart); (5) "Islam" (Dona J. Stewart and Robert Hamilton); (6) "The Saharan Caravan Trade" (George Burson); (7) "African Diaspora" (Walter F. Urbanek); (8) "Zimbabwe" (Sylvia C. Udall); (9) "African Runaway Slave Communities: Palmares and Florida" (Linda B. Mager); (10) "Christianity in Africa: 1500 to the Present" (Robert Hamilton); and (11) "Modern Africa" (George Burson). The document also includes a list of maps, a foreword and preface, acknowledgements, and a discussion of the challenges of teaching African history and culture. The topical chapters include student readings, discussion questions, a sample test consisting of term matching, true or false questions, short answer questions, and essay questions. Each chapter also presents a listing of suggestions for further reading. (SG)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Cultural Awareness, Culture Conflict, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, History Instruction, Learning Activities, Maps, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Religion Studies, Slavery, Social Studies
Center for African Studies, University of Florida, 427 Grinter Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. Center for African Studies.
Identifiers: Africa; Global Education