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ERIC Number: ED370854
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 92
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. Center for African Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Africa