Mr. Valenzuela
9Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Unit 4.3 Africa Country Research Project

Unit 4.3 Africa Country Research Project

In this creative research project, students will create a Google Presentation/Slides about one African country that will be used to teach other classmates. Each project will include several sections, so make sure to do them all well. Your goal is to make your classmates become interested in the country and to answer our Unit 4.3 Key/Essential Questions!

Download/Handouts

microsoft_word_logo African Country Research Overview

microsoft_word_logo African Country Research Notes

microsoft_word_logo Peer Review Research Checklist

microsoft_word_logo Africa Country Research Presentations Chart

ppt_icon Sample Country Research Presentation - South Africa

Research Links

link World Bank DataBank

link CIA World FactBook

link Africa Country Profiles (Source: BBC News)

link US State Department Travel Advisories

link Lonely Planet Travel Guides

link If It Were My Home

Project Schedule

Friday 2/9 - Introduce the project, begin researching your African country

Monday 2/12 - Continue researching your country (if not finished), begin making presentation slides

Tuesday 2/13 - Project work day and peer review

Wednesday 2/14 - Project work day and peer review

Thursday 2/15 - Project is DUE and presentations begin in-class

Friday 2/16 - Presentations conclude

9Feb/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 9

quiz

Today in class, students assessed their knowledge of imperialism in Africa by taking a quiz and beginning their research on a country in Africa.

microsoft_word_logo African Country Research Overview

microsoft_word_logo African Country Research Notes

Homework - p. 19 - Complete the Africa Country Research Notes handout by using the links on the website (and your own research) to complete all of the sections of the handout.