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ERIC Number: ED422260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 95
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-943804-83-3
Life in Sierra Leone, West Africa. A Teaching Unit.
Corby, Richard A.
This unit is designed for students in grades 6-12. The unit provides an introduction to Sierra Leone and the continent of Africa through basic concepts and a conceptual framework for learning. The unit is divided into 17 activities. Activities include: (1) "Stereotypes and Myths about African and Africans"; (2) "The Manding Name Game"; (3) "Common Names in Sierra Leone"; (4) "Ibrahim's Problem, Part 1"; (5) "Education in Sierra Leone"; (6) "Ibrahim's Problem, Part 2" (7) "Islam in Africa"; (8) "The Arabic Alphabet"; (9) "Arabic Numbers"; (10) "The Marketplace"; (11) "Proverbs in Sierra Leone"; (12) "Ibrahim's Problem, Part 3"; (13) "Geography in Sierra Leone"; (14) "Recipes from Sierra Leone and West Africa"; (15) "Crossword Puzzle"; (16) "Sierra Leone Bee"; and (17) "Writing an Essay on Sierra Leone." A 16-item bibliography section concludes the unit. (EH)
Center for Teaching International Relations, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver, 220 S. Gaylord Street, Denver, CO 80208-0268 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Denver Univ., CO. Center for Teaching International Relations.
Identifiers: Sierra Leone
Note: This unit was developed from a three-week institute on Africa in 1989, conducted at the University of Arkansas-Monticello, and sponsored by the History Teaching Alliance. Accompanying colored slides not available from ERIC.