The Maasai are a small tribe in Kenya, but probably one of the most familiar due to their customs, elaborate dress and presence within game parks. See photos of Maasai people and African wildlife. NOTE: The site includes ads.
The world geography portion of this site can be searched by continent or alphabetically by country. When selecting Africa, a variety of resources are listed: coloring sheets, dot to dot pages, flag information, map printouts by country, and activity instructions for finding specific landmarks.
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This lesson plan is designed to introduce the differences between American and African customs to elementary students. It includes discussion questions, additional resources, and pronunciation guides. NOTE: This site includes Discovery and Google sponsored ads.
This site provides in-depth resources for the east African countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, and Rwanda. Within each, links lead to topics such as: the history of the country, ethnic groups, education, food, and weather patterns. NOTE: These are lengthy encyclopedic readings and might be above the specified grade level. However, the resources are widespread, which allows for tailoring the information to the students' needs. Also, not all of the internal links work.
These sites are about the history and culture of early Africa. Learn about the different tribes and their lifestyles. Includes timelines, maps, activities, and photographs, as well as eThemes Resources on Adinkra Cloths of Africa and East African Culture and Language.