For this unit, you will be able to choose activities from 3 levels of learning.
When you complete 70 points
worth of activities (you can earn up to 75pts) from the C- level
you must complete one activity from the B level and one activity
from the A- level. You must complete in order (C, B,
A). The activities with an * are required. Then, you have the opportunity
to earn 100 points for the unit. (After earning 100 points you have
the opportunity to earn additional points by doing the other activities).
Complete required activities.
Then choose one activity from layer B and one from layer A. When you
complete an activity show it to the
teacher for points- You may be quizzed on the information before points
C- Layer: do the required *activities then choose from the rest to add up to 70 points (you can earn up to 75 pts)—Points Earned _______
You may use Chapter 12 p 282-303
Part C must be finished by 4/16/2010
*1.) -Fill in the topographical map of Africa. Be sure to include Sahara Desert, Atlas Mountains, Savannah areas, Rain Forrest, Namib Desert, Kalahari Desert, Lake Victoria, Drakensberg Mountains, Congo River, Nile River, Niger River, Senegal River, Orange River, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Atlantic Ocean, Madagascar, and Indian Ocean. Use page 285 in your text book.
-Then fill in the blank Ancient Civilizations map of Africa- Axum, Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Hausa, Kongo, Mali, Nubia (Kush), Songhai, and Zimbabwe. Identify the geographic area and its impact on that society ________ 10 pts
*2.) On a separate sheet of paper, use the Frayer model shown below to define the following terms: savanna, desertification, slash and burn agriculture, nuclear family, patrilineal, matrilineal, lineage, and griot. ______________10 points
|Picture/ Cartoon||Synonym, Antonym, and Use in a Sentence|
*3.) Fill in the Culture Patterns of Ancient African Civilizations: Use your own paper _____10 pts
|Kush ( Nubia)|
*4) Africa experienced cultural diffusion from Rome, Greece, Asians and Arabs. These areas also experienced cultural diffusion from Africa. Write the name of the area that the contributions originated from: __________5pts
1.______________________built aqueducts, dams, and roads
2.______________________Traded with Egypt adopted Ptolemy’s ideas on the sun/ earth relationship
3._______ ______________Introduced Camels
4._____________________ Spread Islam
5.____________________ Ruled Egypt
6.____________________ gold, ivory
*5) Notes on early African civilizations of Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Zimbabwe, and the Bantu migration. _________ 5pts
* 6) Using the reciprocal teaching method, students will identify the characteristics of a Golden Age and apply it to the West African kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai. _______10pts
*7) On a map, show the Bantu Migration (use the map on p 286) and explain its importance to Africa _________ 5 pts
Choose fifteen points from the optional worksheets below to attain your total of 70 points:
8) Religion in Africa Worksheet ______5 pts
9) Importing /exporting and African Trading Cities worksheets _____5pts
10) Exercises 59 and 64________5pts
11) Identifying main idea and trade routes of East Africa worksheets_____5pts
12) Many peoples, Many Traditions and Exercise Worksheets 58____5pts
Kingdoms of West Africa Worksheets ________5 pts
B-Layer- Choose one activity for 15 points— Points Earned _________
Part B is due 4/29/2010
A-Layer- Choose one activity for 15 points—Points Earned __________
Part A is due 5/3/2010
“The people of Takadda carry on no business but trading, every year they travel to Egypt and bring from there everything there is in the country by way of fine cloths and other things….
There is a copper mine outside of Takadda The people…. Make (the copper) into rods…some are of fine gauge and some thick... It is their means of exchange, They buy; meat and firewood with the fine rods: they buy male and female slaves, millet, ghee (a butter product), and wheat with the thick.”
From the above document make an evaluation of Takadda‘s economic status compared to Europe (Rome, Greece) or Asia (China, India, or Japan).