Desertification in Africa
Deadline, Jan. 3, 80 points
How is desertification spreading in Africa?
What can be done to slow or stop desertification?
Learning to identify the key issues associated with desertification can help us understand the challenges faced by people who live on the fringes of the Sahara. In this assignment we will look at the ideas about desertification that are currently being discussed.
For this assignment, students will identify and use key vocabulary skills and words associated with desertification in Africa.
How can desertification affect the people who live near the Sahara?
What efforts can be undertaken to stop or reverse it?
Go to the assignment card for this assignment and follow the instructions.
The crossword is valued at 1 point per item.
The vocabulary items are valued at 5 points per item.
The short answer questions are valued at 5 points per item.
The essay question is valued at 25 points.
Here are the standards we are using for the written segments of this assignment.
60% or less
Click here to view a copy of the card for this assignment.
Click here to view a copy of the Desertification Crossword Puzzle that goes with this assignment.
Here is the link to the article we used for this assignment.