Grade 6: Sub-Saharan Africa
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 7, Facing Challenges: Sub-Saharan Africa
With these resources, students will study Sub-Saharan Africa as a region. Students will examine the challenges faced by Sub-Saharan Africa after decolonization. Students will learn how the physical geography of Sub-Saharan Africa affects economic development in the region, how decolonization contributed to instability in Sub-Saharan Africa, how ethnic divisions resulted in human rights abuses in the region, and about the rich cultural traditions evident in the region.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.