ArtK12: Draw Africa

ArtK12: Draw Africa

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ISBN: 9781502918994
Grades: 3-8

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Geography is essential to a child's education. And basic to that study is a simple outline of states, countries and continents. In Draw Africa I have tried to give students an easy introduction to committing the map of Africa to memory. Through simple, step-by-step instructions, students learn to draw each country as it connects to its neighbors and, with a little practice, will be able to draw Africa as a whole.

Category Description for ArtK12 Draw the World Series:

Kids hear and read names of places in connection to history, people, events, books, vacation plans - everywhere! But without an understanding of geography, all places only mean "somewhere." This series aims to help children commit maps of regions to memory. With simple, fun instructions, children start at one end of a region and work their way around until they can easily draw the whole region from memory. Pages have the featured state or country name at the top, tan backgrounds and a colorful border across the bottom featuring buildings, landmarks, animals, and vehicles representative of the region. The middle of each page holds the surrounding states/countries/features learned so far, bordered in black and labeled with their abbreviation (states) or name (countries, major bodies of water), and the one being learned bordered in red along with memorable instructions for drawing it. For example, Learn to Draw Africa begins with drawing the Red Sea: "At the top, right side of the paper (not too close to the edge), begin with the Red Sea. It's easy to draw; it looks like a slug oozing its way up toward the top of the page." From there you'll add countries moving westward and then south, one at a time, until you can draw the whole continent! Text is a handwritten font and outlines are simple sketches. Though an actual map is always a nice resource, these simplified shapes will be much easier for young students to draw than all those little nooks and bumps! To contrast this series with the Drawing Around the World series, this book's sole focus is being able to draw the region and uses simple shapes, while Drawing Around the World also includes state/country facts and information, review of state/country names, blank map labeling, and more exact borders. Drawing Around the World is a write-in series, while you will practice these books with your own paper. Books run approximately 65 pages, measure 8.5"x11", sc. - Steph




Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
3
Grade End
8
ISBN
9781502918994
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
ArtK12
Weight
0.45 (lbs.)
Dimensions
11.0" x 8.5" x 0.19"
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Hands on learning about Geography
Melissa A on Sep 28, 2021
Challenge A
Elizabeth H on Aug 12, 2020
Hands on learning about Geography
Melissa A on Sep 28, 2021
learning to draw geography
Sarah C on Mar 29, 2021
Challenge A
Elizabeth H on Aug 12, 2020
We loved Draw the USA and I wanted to learn more about Africa.
April C on Jul 30, 2020
This text is hard to find anywhere else.
Jeniver B on Jun 15, 2020
Required by school.
Janay W on Jun 14, 2020
Cartography strand with Classical Conversations community
Kami on Jan 10, 2020
Used as a supplement to Classical Conversations Challenge A. I want my child to have a firm foundation in knowing the world. What better way then cartography?
Roxanne G on Sep 20, 2019
Being a tutor for Challenge A in Classical Conversations, I want to model good learning skills. Since I cannot draw, I needed a lot of help in this area!
Tawnya B on Dec 20, 2018
Highly recommended from friends
Angie B on Nov 11, 2018
Recommended for classical conversations
Julianne M on Aug 1, 2018
These are great books!
christina l on Aug 1, 2018
Drawing geography is the best way to remember it for my tactile, visual daughter.
Kirsten N on Jun 22, 2018
We will use this for Classical Conversations Cycle 1. My 8 year old son loves these books!
Traci R on Apr 28, 2018
Doing a study on africa
Shawna T on Jan 31, 2018
Was recommended for CC Challenge A students
Barbara S on Sep 2, 2016
learning to draw geography
Sarah C on Mar 29, 2021
We loved Draw the USA and I wanted to learn more about Africa.
April C on Jul 30, 2020
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