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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?

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. Bell ringer, 2.15 Please take out planner and place it on corner of your table; Copy down the riddle (3) and try to answer, • Can you name 3 consecutive days without using the words Mon., Tues., Wed., Thur., Fri., Sat., or Sun.? • What has no content yet you are still able to see it? • While walking I met a man. He tipped his hat and drew his cane and in this riddle I told his name. What is the mans name?

    4. 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

    5. Dates to remember • Holiday on Monday! (If the Earth is not destroyed at 2:24 pm today!!!!) • Quiz on Ch. 14-1, 14-2 on Friday 2.22 (If the Earth is not destroyed at 2:24 pm today!!!!)

    6. Daily Planner • Bell ringer • Tic Tac Toe Chart – Democratic Republic of the Congo • Video – Zaire • Web Map – People of the Congo

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. Bell ringer, 2.19 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?

    10. 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

    11. Dates to remember • Quiz on Ch. 14-1, 14-2 on Friday 2.22 • End of the Third Nine weeks is on March 18th

    12. Daily Planner • Bell ringer • Web Map – People of the Congo • 8 Vocabulary terms you should know … • 5 Questions about Republic of Congo / Gabon • HWK – Read pages 411-413

    13. 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 ----- -----

    14. 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 Plant or animal Under the threat Of completely Dying out Region drained By a river 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

    15. 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 ---------

    16. 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 ---------

    17. 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 2-20 Please copy down the question (10); Please skip three lines per question. Video - East Africa

    18. 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 2-20 Please copy down the question (10); Please skip three lines per question. Video - East Africa

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

    20. Dates to remember • Quiz on Ch. 14-1, 14-2 on Friday 2.22 • End of the Third Nine weeks is on March 18th

    21. Daily Planner • BR • 4 square chart – Kenya • Video – East Africa • HWK – Read pages 413-415

    22. 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

    23. 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 --------

    24. Basic Swahili Phrases Jambo Hello Habari za asubuhi Good morning Good night Habari za usiku Goodbye Kwa heri My name is ... Jina langu ni ...

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

    26. 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)

    27. Bell ringer, 2-21 Planners on corner of your table; Please copy down the questions (5); read the passage on the next slide to answer • Why did Kawab Bulyar Lago sell his animals • What are Paul’s three career goals? • If Kawab Bulyar Lago had not sold his animals, what would Paul have done? • In what country does Paul go to university? • How many brothers and sisters does Paul have in his family?

    28. “With 7 children, Kawab Buylar Lago sold his animals & saddled himself with debt to send his son Paul to … school outside Marsabit, Kenya. Now awaiting the results of the national exams that will determine his fate, Paul hopes to attend university and become either a doctor, a civil engineer, a teacher, or even a tour guide. “I’d prefer to be a doctor, “ he tells me one morning, ‘but anything would be all right … In the old days Paul would have inherited his father’s herd. Today he inherits his hopes and dreams.” - National Geographic

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

    30. Dates to remember • Quiz on Ch. 14-1, 14-2 on Friday 2.22 • 7th Pride Break on March 8th • End of the Third Nine weeks is on March 18th

    31. Daily Planner • BR • Video – East Africa • 4 Square Chart – Tanzania • Hwk – Read pages 416-418

    32. 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

    33. Geography, pg 413 Economy, pg 414 • --------- Plain  wildlife • Mt. ----------  highest point • Great -------- Valley • Lakes -------- & Tanganyika are also in Tanzania • 80 percent work in ------- • --------- is fast growing • National Parks protect areas; attract ----------- • Preserve farmland also to prevent -------- from spreading History/Government, pg 415 Culture, pg 415

    34. Geography Economy • Serengeti Plain  wildlife • Mt. Kilimanjaro  highest point • Great Rift Valley • Lakes Victoria & Tanganyika are also in Tanzania • 80 percent work in farming • Tourism is fast growing • National Parks protect areas; attract ecotourists • Preserve farmland also to prevent desert from spreading History/Government Culture, page 415 • 19--  Union of Zanzibar and Tanganyika  Tanzania • Generally politically ------ • Moving toward ---- enterprise system • Also moving toward more democratic --------

    35. Geography Economy • Serengeti Plain  wildlife • Mt. Kilimanjaro  highest point • Great Rift Valley • Lakes Victoria & Tanganyika are also in Tanzania • 80 percent work in farming • Tourism is fast growing • National Parks protect areas; attract ecotourists • Preserve farmland also to prevent desert from spreading History/Government Culture, pg 415 • 19--  Union of Zanzibar and Tanganyika  Tanzania • Generally politically ------ • Moving toward ---- enterprise system • Also moving toward more democratic -------- • 35.4 million people with --- ethnic groups • Most speak ----- • Two main religions are ------ and ----- • Capital is --- -- --------

    36. Bell ringer, 2.22 Write down questions and try to answer. • When can you add 2 to 11 and get 1 as the correct answer? • Which is correct to say, 'The yolk of the egg are white' or, 'The yolk of the egg is white'? • If it takes 6 men 6 days to dig 6 holes, how long will it take 1 man to dig half a hole? • Forward I am heavy, but backward I am not. What am I?

    37. Objectives: • Explain how landforms affect climate of Uganda, Rwanda, & Burundi. • Identify the farm products grown in these countries. • Describe how ethnic conflict has hurt these countries.

    38. Dates to remember • Quiz on Ch. 14-1, 14-2 on Friday 2.22 • 7th Pride Break on March 8th • End of the Third Nine weeks is on March 18th

    39. Daily Planner • BR • Video – East Africa • Web Map – Rwanda / Burundi • Ch. 14-1, 14-2 quiz (open book or not, it is your choice) • Hwk –None

    40. Rwanda and Burundi, pg 418-19 The two main ethnic groups in Rwanda engaged in a c---- w-- in the 1990’s The majority H--- battled the minority T----. The result was genocide.

    41. Rwanda and Burundi, pg 418-19

    42. Rwanda and Burundi, pg 418-19 Over 1 million people died in less that 100 days. The USA did nothing. Today, a simmering peace in these 2 countries

    43. Bell ringer, 2.25 Planners on corner of your table; Please copy down the questions (5); Use map on page 434 to answer • What letter shows the location of Cameroon? • What does the letter “D” signify on the map? • Which letter shows the location of the Gabon? • What does the letter “A” signify on the map? • What letter signifies the most northern country on the map?

    44. Objectives: • Explain how landforms affect climate of Uganda, Rwanda, & Burundi. • Identify the farm products grown in these countries. • Describe how ethnic conflict has hurt these countries.