Grade: Elementary
Subject: Africa
Learning about Africa
History, art, music and digital photo album of Africa

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
1. Introduce the African culture to students
2. Compare and contrast music in United States & Africa
3. Discuss folklore in other countries, specifically in Africa.
Teacher Objectives-
1. Introduce the country of Africa.
2. To increase the awareness of customs in other countries
3. Students will use the to design an African mask.
Computer with internet access, projector, color printer.
Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

1. Discuss customs in other countries.

2. Lesson Progression-

1. Show students African artifacts.
2. Discuss African customs.
3. Using a globe, students will find the country of Africa.

3. Guided Practice-

1. Discuss the importance of digital citizenship.
2. Use the internet to access the website.
3. Click on each link and discuss with students.

4. Student Practice-

1. Student will peruse each link on the site.
2. Students will give a report about a topic found on the website.
3. Students will design and print a mask.

5. Learner Accommodations-

1. Develop written instructions "tech sheet" for visual learners.
2. Present an auditory introduction and instruction for website use.
3. Students will work in assigned groups so that students with different learning styles will support each other.

6. Assessment-

1. Have a "Tell me what you learned" session.
2. Observe classroom participation.
3. Hold a question and answer session.

7. Lesson Closure-

1. Present their projects to other classrooms.
Measuring Student Progress-
1. Student interest or engagement.
2. Finished projects.

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