Africa report and (Works Cited format) -- Assignment -- worksheet -- Google doc

Books -- St. Joseph Library look for your country by SUBJECT or TITLE -- or check -- Seattle Public Library

Almanacs, Encyclopedias and Country databases - if you need passwords, please email Mrs. Cutler

CIA World Factbook - facts and figures, flags, maps -- do a CTRL F or COMMAND F = FIND

  • Geography -- natural resources
  • People
    • languages
    • life expectancy
  • Economy --
    • per capita
    • agriculture - products
    • industries
    • exports - partners AND imports - partners
Culturegrams - land and climate, people, religion, language, customs, greetings, lifestyle, food, society, holidays, etc. (ar121sjsea / culture)
  • Choose World Editions then Africa, then your country
    • Customs and Curtesies
      • Greetings -- national language words
    • Famous People in right hand column -- with brief biography, good names to "google"
    • Photo gallery - in right hand column
Citation example: "Ethiopia." CultureGrams Online Edition. ProQuest, 2012. Web. 25 Oct 2012.

 

If it were my home - country comparisons

NationMaster - flag, facts and statistics - comparisons

  • Agriculture -- products
  • Geography -- natural resources
  • Economy -- per capita
  • Health -- life expectancy
  • Language

Citation example: "Angola Economy Stats", NationMaster. 1961-2014. Web. 25 Oct. 2014.

Peoples of Africa (sjseattle / jaguars)

  • Maps -- topographical, in color
  • Timeline -- click on section under name of country OR click Media Gallery green bar on top
  • Facts and figures
  • History
  • Culture
Citation example: "Ethiopia." Peoples of Africa. Marshall Cavendish Digital, 2015. Web. 25 October 2015
World Geography (ABC-CLIO) online database of information on countries (joseph / sj2005)
  • click on Explore a Country
    then scroll down under either Sub-Saharan Africa OR Southwest Asia and North Africa
  • facts & figures -- do CTRL or COMMAND F
  • General Resources
    • Biography full length
  • Media -
    • flag origin
    • maps - topographical and political, in color
Citation example: "Ethiopia." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World. ABC-CLIO, 2012. Web. 25 Oct. 2012.

Grolier Online: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia online (sjoseph / jaguars)

    • facts and figures in right hand column
    • flag
    • maps
Citation example: "Ethiopia." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Grolier Online, 2012. Web. 25 Oct. 2012.
  
 Country Profiles of Africa - BBC News --- timelines - scroll to bottom of list- not all countries

Currency

 

Other Maps - printable outline map with basic info - National Geographic Expeditions - click on your country

Africa -- activities, games, pictures, sounds and video

 

Folktales - Folk Literature explanation (PDF)

 

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