Africa Unit Study, Soccer Time!

FIFA.com The oldest boy is reading Cry, the Beloved Country. Here’s a set of questions from LoveToLearn.net if you want to go that route. I’ve watched the movie and highly recommend for late teens to adults. The younger ones are reading Nelson...

Africa Unit Study, Day 16

Read Aloud: Chidi Only Likes Blue. Make a color wheel. You can use this blank wheel if you like. In each section of the wheel, write down your notes or draw the items Chidi and Nneka like. Put this page in our African scrapbook. Read Aloud: The Jungle Grapevine. Make...

Africa Unit Study: Books and Movies I Didn’t Like

This is my list of what *not* to include in our study. For various reasons. The White Giraffe The Slave Dancer Africa for Kids The Power of One — ugh. couldn’t even get past the first few pages. I borrowed it because of the high Amazon ratings. I’ll...

Africa Unit Study, St. Charles Lwanga

How timely (and ironic, but more on that later) that we’re doing our Africa unit study and today is the feast day of St. Charles Lwanga and Companions! I’m keeping it simple (everyone’s still recovering, bad coughs all around) so we’re simply...

Mogo’s Flute: Study Questions

Where did Mogo live? What is the mundo-mugo? What is the legend of the 9 Kikuyu tribes? If you were Kikuyu like Mogo, how would you answer the question, “What is your name?” Based on what the author tells about Mogo’s thahu, what are some other...