TEACHING RESOURCES ON AFRICA & AFRICAN HISTORY

IF I VISITED AFRICA TODAY is a one - two day lesson for introducing Africa to students. It is the first of the mutli-lesson packet called INTRODUCING AFRICA  START WITH AFRICA TODAY.  This free introductory lesson plan contains a Powerpont presentation, a student worksheet, and a guided lesson plan for the instructor.

 

TEACHING RESOURCES

TEACHING RESOURCES ON

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

UNCHAINED MEMORIES is a 2003 HBO documentary film about the stories of former slaves interviewed during the 1930s as part of the Federal Writers' Project. Actors emulate the original conversation with the interviewer.

Upload the student viewing guide which also contains links to additional on-line resources.

UNCHAINED MEMORIES

START WITH AFRICA TODAY: PPT

Many people think that Africa is mostly desert. Others believe that Africa is a vast jungle. Both are stereotypes. The GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA presentation illustrates the diversity of the vegetation zones and the diversity of geographic features on the African continent.

 

 

Divided into three units the RESISTANCE to SLAVERY Powerpoint presentation includes visuals and text on:

  • Everyday Resistance
  • Running Away,
  • Maroon Communities
  • Armed Rebellions,
  • Free People of Color-
  • The Abolitionist
  • Movement, Migration
  • Back to Africa

RESISTANCE TO SLAVERY

GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA

AFRICA IS RICH

AFRICA IS RICH is a one day Powerpoint presentation useful for introducing students to the dilemma facing many African nations today - their mineral wealth is not benefiting the majority of their citizens

NOT ALL AFRICANS ARE NEGRIOD is a unique cultural  presentation illustrating that today Africa is a diverse and multicultural continent made up of peoples from all parts of the world.

NOT ALL AFRICANS ARE NEGROID

This Powerpoint presentation illustrates the fact that people with so-called "negroid" features have inhabited many parts of Asia and the Pacific for tens of thousands of years.

NOT ALL NEGRIODS ARE AFRICAN

People in Africa have been manufacturing for centuries, weaving baskets and textiles, tanning leather, carving wood, firing bricks and pottery, smelting metals,  to name just a production activities. Explore tradition production in Africa with this Powerpoint presentation.

TRADITIONAL AFRICAN PRODUCTION

 Africans have been involved in international trade for centuries. This Powerpoint presents the basic concepts of trade in historic African societies.

TRADITIONAL TRADE IN AFRICA

in the AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE CIVIL WAR  presentation students  will explore President Lincoln's initial reluctance to recruit African Americans, the contributions of runaway slaves to Union efforts, and how African American soldiers and sailors contributed to the Union's victory over the Confederacy. Teacher guide included.

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE CIVIL WAR

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MORE RESOURCES ON

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

 

  • Era of Reconstruction
  • Disfranchisement
  • Terror Lynching
  • Responses to Segregation
  • Booker T. Washington
  • W.E.B. DuBois
  • Ida B. Wells Barnett
  • Marcus Garvey
  • The Great Migration
  • The Fight for Civil Rights
  • The Black Power Movement

 

EDUCATIONAL POSTERS  FOR THE CLASSROOM