Monday, March 01, 2010
Egypt map and textbook activities
World Geography textbook, Unit Eight, Africa, begin on p. 474.
Credit on Wed: up to 5 pts for the notes below.
1. One new map of the continent and neighbors, with color and 10 identifications, based on the overview on p. 477.
2. To this map - in the margins - add 4 items of printed material from p. 480, 481.
3. Add brief notes on soil leaching, droughts, loan payments of impoverished nations, and economic diversification from p. 484.
4. Review of your notes: Atlas review, p. 485.
5. Create a Colonial Empires map from the 1914 map on p. 487. Identify only the nations - and the European powers thereupon - from our previous study of the continent of Africa: Morocco, French W Af., Nigeria, Union of S Af. , Kenya, Ethiopia , Sudan-Egypt
6. Read pp. 486 - 487, on the Legacies of Colonialism.
Consider the advantages and disadvantages of colonial rule.
7. Read the section on Egypt, pp. 488 - 495.
8. Take notes based on the book-indicated Vocabulary: fellaheen, bazaar, pharaoh, basin irrigation, reservoir, perennial irrigation.
9. Make a sketch of life in Egypt based on the reading on p. 490.
10. Prepare for the map quiz on Thurs by making a new map of Egypt based on p. 490.
- Mediterranean, Red Sea, Nile, Alexandria, Cairo, Giza , Luxor, Aswan, Sudan, Libya, Sinai Peninsula, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia.