Distribute worksheets "Africa at a Glance" and ask
students to consider the
purpose of each map. Ask where they might have been found.
Have students work individually to complete "Something to
Think About" using
the maps. Have them compare their answers with a partner's responses.
Make a class list of facts about Ghana, Uganda, South Africa,
Botswana and Senegal. Ask
what the maps do not show about these countries.
Find maps of North America which show vegetation and rainfall
Have students look for
similarities between the
information on Africa and the information on North America.