ERIC Number: ED422260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, African Studies, Area Studies, Cultural Awareness, Culture, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Geography, Global Education, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Multicultural Education, Social Studies
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
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.