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Morocco was one of the countries that was ‘lighter’ for us, but it was nice to have a little bit of a break. We used the time to focus on several geography terms ~ strait {Strait of Gibraltar}, desert, mountains, coast, plateau, plain, valley. We also talked about the government in Morocco, read some great books about the country and made a very simple dish as our meal from Morocco.

You can view the other countries that we’ve studied from Africa on my geography page.

Week 1 Layout

Monday

  • Introduce new song about Morocco from Geography Songs
  • Use atlas and globe to locate Morocco
  • Read one of our books from our bookshelf about Morocco

Tuesday

  • Review geography song
  • Learn {and review} some terms: strait {Strait of Gibraltar}, desert, mountains, coast, plateau, plain, valley
  • Independent reading from bookshelf
  • Filled out the map of Morocco using our notebooking page

Mapping Morocco thumbnail

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Wednesday

  • Review geography song
  • Watched the clip below on Morocco
  • Talked about the government of Morocco {monarchy}
  • Independent reading

 

Thursday

Week 2 Layout

Monday

Flag of Morocco thumbnail

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Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Review geography song
  • Talked about the religions of Morocco
  • Story from Around the World in 80 Tales ~ The Lion’s Dinner
  • Made a little couscous

Thursday

  • Review geography song
  • Summarized one of our reading books and copy summary/dication
  • Added our notebooking pages to our binder and stamped our passports!

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Comments

  1. I just stumbled upon your site and it was perfect for a lesson I am doing on North Africa. Thanks so much for posting links and clear sheets for free!

  2. Kimberly Hjartarson says:

    Thank you for your posts. They were helpful.

  3. Ghislene Lokuciewski says:

    I am doing a stall on Morocco for my child’s cultural awareness day – Thank you for the inspiration and material!

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