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Exploring Geography Through African History [electronic resource]

produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Lisa Farrow, a Seventh Grade World Cultures teacher at Shiloh Middle School in Baltimore, Maryland, provides her students with an understanding of African history and geography. After creating a personal timeline, the students create a historical timeline of Africa, focusing on the Bantu migrations, the rise of Islam, the West African trading empires, the Turkish empire, the slave trade, and European colonialism. Students take an active role in group work as they create maps and captions that define each period. Ms. Farrow concentrates on the importance of the trading empires and their connection to Africa's history as a whole.
Release Date
2003
Run Time
27 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
Professional
Notes
Teaching practices library, professional development guide, and companion web site based on the National Council for the Social Studies standards, blends content and methodology in lively case studies.
Series
Social Studies in Action : A Teaching Practices Library, K-12
Series Statement
Social studies in action : a teaching practices library, K-12 ; 17
ISBN
1576806359 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2003.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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