• TB --> pp. 315 - 320.
  • READING --> "African Tribalism."
  • READING --> "African Art."
  • Pictures of African arts and crafts.   
  • CDs of traditional African tribal music.                   
 
  • Museum Walk --> Traditional African Arts & Crafts.

 

 

 

  • To identify and describe the climate and geography of the FIVE major regions of Africa.
  • To explain how geographic features affected Africa's contact with other regions.
  • To identify the climatic zones of Africa in which the change from hunting and gathering to farming was most OR least successful and why.
  • To make a list of at least SIX statements of fact that you have arrived at after analyzing the assorted maps of Africa in your atlas.
  • To analyze how the relationship between Kush and ancient Egypt changed over the years.
  • To describe how Axum became a powerful early African city.
  • To discuss ways in which Ethiopia was different from other early East African kingdoms.
  • To describe the patterns of Swahili trade.
  • To analyze the importance of East Africa's Indian Ocean trade network.
  • To identify FIVE characteristics of traditional African tribal life.
  • To discuss the role of the individual in a traditional tribal society.
  • To list the advantages/disadvantages of an extended family.
  • To describe life in a traditional African tribal village.
  • To identify some of the problems which tribalism causes in a modern nation.
  • To describe FOUR basic beliefs of the traditional African religion, animism.
  • To discuss the role that ancestors play in the life of the living tribe.
  • To explain how customs, religion, and the daily necessities of life determined the characteristics of African art.
  • To discuss the major functions of African art, sculpture, and masks in African society.
  • To explain this statement:  In many ways, African art is closer to modern art than it is to traditional Western art.

 

 

 

  sub-Saharan   savanna   sahel   arid
  desertification   vertical climate   leaching   tribe
  clan   age-set   lineage   ancestral family
  animism   fetish   diviner   polygamy
  polyandry   Meroe   Kushites   Axum
  King Ezana   Lalibela   Swahili   Bantu
  dhow   Zimbabwe   abstraction   Nok
  Ife   Benin   scarification   Pablo Picasso
  Amedeo Modigliani   Cubism




  Be able to find and identify the following on a map of 
  the African continent:
  • Nile River
  • Congo River
  • Zambezi River
  • Niger River
  • Orange River
  • Limpopo River
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Red Sea
  • Lake Victoria
  • Lake Albert
  • Lake Chad
  • Gulf of Aden
  • Mozambique
    Channel
  • Lake Tanzania
  • Lake Turkana
  • Atlas Mts.
  • Drakensburg Mts.
  • Mt. Kenya
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro
  • Ruwenzori Mts.
  • Cameroon Mts.
  • Sahara Desert
  • Kalahari Desert
  • Namib Desert
  • Libyan Desert
  • Great Rift Valley
  • Sahel



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