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  1. Bell ringer, 2-13 Applying Map Skills, page 406; Write down questions and use map to answer; Planners on table. • Which three countries share Lake Victoria? • Which country is cut off from the sea by Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia? • What valley runs through Tanzania and Kenya? • Which mountain in Africa is 19,340 feet high? • What five countries in Central and East Africa are landlocked?

  2. Objectives: • Describe landforms found in countries of Central Africa • Explain factors preventing countries from reaching their full potential • Compare economies & people of countries in region

  3. Dates to remember • Ch. 13 test today (open book) • 3rd AR book due today

  4. Daily Planner • BR – Analyze Maps • Wheel Chart DRC • 8 vocabulary terms you should know … • Web Map – People of the Congo

  5. Democratic Republic of the Congo, pg 404 • About ¼ size of USA; only -- miles of coastline • Borders -- different countries • 4 major lakes; Lake Tanganyika (Q) is longest ------- lake in world

  6. Democratic Republic of the Congo, pg 404 • Large rain forest (Q) covers center of ---- • --- different types of trees live in rain forest • Rain forest is ------- • ------ River weaves its way through country • Congo & its tributaries supply -------- power

  7. 8 Vocabulary Flashcards Structure at or Near the water’s Surface formed By the skeletons Of small sea animals Electricity generated By flowing water Wide spread Cutting of forests Region drained By a river Plant or animal Under the threat Of completely Dying out Plant with roots That can be ground Into flour to make Bread or porridge A plant fiber Used to make rope And twine Person who flees to another Country to escape persecution Or disaster Page 404-424

  8. 56.6 million people from over --- ethnic groups -------- is capital 6 million people live there Country is named after The ----- people Congolese People pg 406 Most live in ------- areas & follow a Traditional way Of life (farming) ------ is official Language; Local languages are also Spoken (Lingala & Kingwana) 75 percent are Christian, Mostly ----- -----

  9. 56.6 million people from over --- ethnic groups -------- is capital 6 million people live there Country is named after The ----- people Congolese People pg 406 Most live in ------- areas & follow a Traditional way Of life (farming) ------ is official Language; Local languages are also Spoken (Lingala & Kingwana) 75 percent are Christian, Mostly ----- -----

  10. Bell ringer, 2/14 Please copy down the question (10). Please skip three lines per question. You have 45 seconds per question. • What is Africa’s third largest country? • What is the major unifying factor of Zaire? • Which European country first visited Zaire? • What is the biggest problem facing Zaire? • How much is a Zaire dollar worth in American money? Video - DRC

  11. Bell ringer, 2/14 Please copy down the question (10). Please skip three lines per question. You have 45 seconds per question. • What percentage of Zaire’s population are subsistence farmers? • What animal could become extinct in the next century? • The government has created what to protect the gorillas of Zaire? • What two problems has the government of Zaire failed to solve? • What holiday did Zaire try to ban? Video - DRC

  12. Objectives: • Describe landforms found in countries of Central Africa • Explain factors preventing countries from reaching their full potential • Compare economies & people of countries in region

  13. Daily Planner • Bell ringer • Video - DRC • Outline – Island Countries of Africa • HWK – GR 14-1

  14. Island Countries, pg 409 • Equatorial Guinea • 1. Won independence in -------- • 2. ----------- (capital) (Q) is on country’s largest island • Main Economic Activities • 1. ----------, ------------ and --------------- • 2. ---------- was recently discovered / now is main export • Sao Tome and Principe • 1.Gained independence from -------------- (Q) in 1975 • 2. No one lived there originally, now ------------- live • Volcanic Islands • 1. Soil is rich and productive; -------- and -------- are grown there • 2. Biggest export crop is --------

  15. What are Africa’s two tallest peaks? The economy of Burundi relies almost entirely on what? What is the most densely populated country in Africa? Upon which Lake is Kampala built? Ethiopia is almost twice the size of what state? Bell ringer 2-15 Please copy down the question (10); Please skip three lines per question. Video - East Africa

  16. What can turn the Rift Valley into a desert? What were two cash crops for Kenya before 1963? What is the main crop of the small island of Mauritius? List all the countries that border Tanzania. What is the primary catch from Lake Victoria? Bell ringer 2-15 Please copy down the question (10); Please skip three lines per question. Video - East Africa

  17. Objectives: • Describe landforms found in countries of Central Africa • Explain factors preventing countries from reaching their full potential • Compare economies & people of countries in region

  18. Dates to remember • Ch. 14-1, 14-2 quiz on 9/29 • 5 AR books read and passed, 10/11 • End of grading period, 10/11

  19. Daily Planner • BR • Web Map – Congo/Gabon • Video – East Africa • Web Map – Central African Republic

  20. Congo and the Gabon, pg 408 Economies rely on exports of ----- Independence from France in --------- ------- River supports most of farmland and industries Both countries beginning to rely on ------- exports More than half of people ----- small plots of land Capital of Gabon is -------------; Congo’s is ---------

  21. What is an umbrella-Like forest covering? Most people of CAR Speak what language? Pgs 404-409 The world’s largest What covers the DRC? 8 questions you should know! What is widespread Cutting of too Many trees? Lake Tanganyika Is the world’s Largest what? Who are the Ancestors of the Congolese People today? What is electricity generated by flowing water? What was the DRC once known as?

  22. Central African Republic, page 407-08 Colony of ------- from 1910 to 1960 Most are ------- Few ------------raise cacao, cotton, tobacco rubber French is official ---------- of Central African Republic Can claim only ------------ mining as important industry ---------- (Q) is language of the people

  23. Bell ringer, 2/16 Read Making Connections on page 410. Write question and answer • Where do tsetse flies live? • What causes sleeping sickness? • How many species of flies can transmit the sleeping sickness? • How many people in Africa are at risk of being infected with sleeping sickness? • How many countries lie within the African tsetse belt?

  24. Objectives: • Identify the landforms found in Kenya & Tanzania • Describe the activities most important to these countries economies • Compare the histories & people of Kenya & Tanzania

  25. Dates to remember • Ch. 14-1 quiz will be today.

  26. Daily Planner • BR • 4 square chart – Kenya • Video – East Africa • Quiz – 14-1

  27. Geography Long --------- of beaches & palm trees; central part is upland plain West part contains highlands & ------ ----- Valley (stretches 3000 miles & early life dates to this area) Kenya, page 411

  28. Government In 700’s AD, ---------traders settled area; culture blended; Swahili emerges. 2 major languages: English & Swahili Britain was colonial power until Mau Mau rebellion; Won independence under Kenyatta in --------

  29. Bell ringer, 2-22 Please place planners on corner of your table; Copy down question; you have 45 seconds per question. • What unusual feature dominates western Kenya? • On what is Kenya’s economy based? • How did the Swahili language come about? • Why have Kenyans demanded democratic changes recently? • What term do Kenyans use to describe their spirit of cooperation?

  30. Bell ringer, 2-22 Please place planners on corner of your table; Copy down question; you have 45 seconds per question. • What makes up Tanzania’s landscape • Where do most Tanzanians work? • Why has the Tanzanian government set aside several national parks? • What policy has the government of Tanzania set up to prevent the land from becoming desert? • What language to most of people in Tanzania speak?

  31. Objectives: • Identify the landforms found in Kenya & Tanzania • Describe the activities most important to these countries economies • Compare the histories & people of Kenya & Tanzania

  32. Dates to remember • Fourth AR book is due on Friday, 2/24 • Ch. 14 test will be on Thursday, March 1 • 5 AR books read by March 13 • End of the 9 weeks is on March 13

  33. Daily Planner • BR • 4 square chart – Kenya • Video – East Africa • 4 Square Chart - Tanzania • HWK – GR 14-2

  34. Economy Operates on a ------ ---------- system; Nairobi is capital and center of business Poor farmers; fastest growing industry is ----- (safaris to see natural surroundings)

  35. Kenya Today 31 million people in Kenya; -------- are main ethnic group; belief in harambee or pulling together Two major cities, capital of Nairobi (2.3 million) & ------- (chief port on Indian ocean)

  36. What unusual feature dominates western Kenya? (411) On what is Kenya’s economy based? (412) How did the Swahili language come about? (413) Why have Kenyans demanded democratic changes recently? (413) What term do Kenyans use to describe their spirit of cooperation? (413) Guided Reading 14-2 Homework … Due on Thursday Morning. Please write in complete sentences…

  37. What makes up Tanzania’s landscape? (413-14) Where do most Tanzanians work? (414) Why has the Tanzanian government set aside several national parks? (414) What policy has the government of Tanzania set up to prevent the land from becoming desert? (415) What language to most of people in Tanzania speak? (415) Guided Reading 14-2 Homework … Due on Thursday Morning. Please write in complete sentences…

  38. Geography, pg 413 Economy, pg 414 • --------- Plain  wildlife • Mt. ----------  highest point • Great -------- Valley • Lakes -------- & Tanganyika are also in Tanzania History/Government, pg 415 Culture, pg 415