ERIC Number: ED472978
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Africa Curriculum. World Neighbors in the Classroom.
World Neighbors, Inc., Oklahoma City, OK.
This collection of lessons about the geography, languages, and social issues of several African countries is intended for use with students in grades 6-12. The collection contains five lesson plans: (1) "Africa Physically" (Mark Stahl); (2) "Comparisons of Education in Burkina Faso, Kenya, and Oklahoma" (Rita Geiger) (Handout 1: Comparisons of Education in Burkina Faso, Kenya and Oklahoma); (3) "Days in the Life of..." (Gary Gress and Rebecca W. Scott); (4) "My World, Your World: Understanding Basic Economic Activities" (Gary Gress and Rebecca W. Scott); and (5) "Traditional v. Modern" (Gary Gress and Rebecca W. Scott). Two maps are attached (World Map; Map of Africa and Southwest Asia: Political). Each lesson in the collection identifies appropriate disciplines; provides an introduction or purpose/rationale; suggests time allotment; cites resources needed; gives detailed classroom procedures for the teacher, including assessment activities and extension and enrichment activities; and offers a teacher resource list. (BT)
Descriptors: Curriculum Enrichment, Developing Nations, Economics, Foreign Countries, Language Usage, Map Skills, Middle Schools, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, World Geography
World Neighbors, 4127 NW 122, Oklahoma City, OK 73120. Tel: 800-242-6387 (Toll Free); Fax: 405-752-9393; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.wn.org/index.asp. For full text: http://www.wn.org/AfricaLessonPlans.asp.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: World Neighbors, Inc., Oklahoma City, OK.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Burkina Faso; Kenya; Oklahoma