TEACHING RESOURCES ON AFRICAN HISTORY

IF I VISITED AFRICA TODAY is a one - two day Powerpoint presentation for introducing Africa to students. It is the first of the mutli-lesson packet 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.

 

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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: Student Viewing Guide

START WITH AFRICA TODAY

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

 

AFRICA IS RICH: PPT

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

 

NOT ALL NEGROIDS ARE AFRICANS

All Africans are not “Negroids”.is a unique visual presentation illustrating that today Africa is a diverse and multicultural continent made up of peoples from all parts of the world.

 

ALL AFRICANS ARE NOT NEGROIDS

This presentation illustrates the diversity of vegetation zones and geographic features on the African continent.

 

GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA

People in Africa have been weaving textiles, tanning leather, carving wood, firing bricks and pottery, smelting metals, and weaving baskets for centuries. Explore traditional production in Africa.

PRODUCTION IN TRADITIONAL AFRICA

 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

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RESISTANCE TO SLAVERY

Divided into three unit topics the RESISTANCE to SLAVERY Powerpoint presentation includes visuals and text on: Everyday Resistance, Running Away, Maroon Communities, Armed Rebellions, Free People of Color- North and South, the Abolitionist Movement, and Migration Back to Africa as organized by the American Colonization Society.

The AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE CIVIL WAR Powerpoint presentation contains primary source images and text enabling students to 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