Continents: Understanding the World

Lesson 9

Objective

Describe two things you might see in Africa.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Explore Africa by Bobbie Kalman  pp. 20 – 31

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Target Task

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Discussion & Writing Prompt

Describe two things you might see in Africa.

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Key Questions

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  • What might you see in the Saharan desert?

  • What is life like in rural areas?

  • What is life like in urban areas?

  • What natural resources can be found in Africa?

  • What are some key aspects of African culture?

  • What different places do tourists visit in Africa?

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Common Core Standards

  • L.1.6 — Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).

  • RI.1.1 — Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

  • RI.1.5 — Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

  • RI.1.7 — Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

  • SL.1.1 — Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups