The following lesson plans have been arranged to develop
students abilities in four areas, namely knowledge, critical
thinking, values and communication skills.
They have been planned for students in Grades 10 to 12 and are
related to the Human and Social Sciences learning area. They do not
follow any specific curriculum, as it is anticipated that this
website will be used in many different situations, given the global
nature of the Internet.
1. Knowledge: As students work through this lesson, they
will: come to some understanding of the physical size of Africa,
and its importance as part of the world community begin to see the
unnatural country borders understand the diversity of the
2. Critical Thinking: Students should be able to extract
and critically evaluate information from different sources
interpret and evaluate evidence and be able to distinguish between
fact and opinion
3. Values: They should come to some feeling of empathy
through: seeing the world through the perspective of people who
live in Africa.