Today we reviewed the context for the Rwandan genocide before beginning the film. There are some good slides to go over the basics in my slideshow, so if you missed it, make sure you go back and review those.
in addition, we went over the requirements for a modern Africa Problems research assignment. They are on slide 176 of the Africa slideshow - take a look and ask any questions you may have.
Students had most of the class period to work on their Independence movements project.
We discussed the plan for the remainder of our time before Spring Break.
Today we finished up our discussion of South Africa and Apartheid, drawing parallels between the US and South Africa. We focused fairly specifically on the laws of Apartheid, and went back and covered a bit more information on South Africa that had been gone over very quickly yesterday.
We also signed up for an individual project where students need to create a visual representation of an independence movement in a specific country in Africa.
Today we discussed independence movements in general, and specifically South Africa's incomplete move to independence.
Today we finished up our viewing of King Leopold's Ghost, and began discussing colonization and independence movements.
Today we watched the beginning of King Leopold's Ghost
There is no homework.
Today we took our geography quiz, turned in our video viewing guides, and worked on our infographics.
Today is THE LAST in class day for infographics.
Sorry folks, I had a family emergency and wasn't here! Hopefully you all spent the period working diligently!