Countries of Africa
Deadline: Monday, October 22, 2012 by 08:00
STEPS IN RED = Blog post assignment
STEPS IN PURPLE = African map assignment in classroom
STEP ONE: Each of you has three clues that connect to a country in Africa. Read the clues and do a Google search to see if you can find the name of your country. Define each of the three words in your blog post.
STEP TWO: Once you have found the name of your African nation, you will need to fill in the blanks below on the essential information of your country for the blog:
1. Name of African Country:__________________
2. Capital: __________________
3. Population: __________________
4. Official Languages: __________________
5. Currency: __________________
STEP THREE: Can you locate your country on a world map? Find your country on the classroom African map drawn by 8th grader Piotr and trace the outline of it on a blank piece of paper. Decorate the country by drawing and coloring the official flag inside the outline (See below for two examples).
STEP FIVE: Find out what and where the capital of your African country is. Neatly write the capital name and a star with a circle around it (⍟) under your country map flap on the classroom African map.
AFRICAN COUNTRY CLUES
BEKKHAN: Tadrart Acacus / Bazeen / Muammar Gaddafi
RIMPEI: Carthage / Zine El Abidine Ben Ali / Arab Spring
TINKERBELL: "blue jerboa" / Pied-Noir / fennec fox
IGNACIO: Great Sphinx / Hosni Mubarak / felucca
EKATERINA: pastilla / Hassan II Mosque / dahir
JULIA: Polisario Front / Sahrawi / Moroccan Wall