Homework (due 11.14): Respond to Essential Question

13 Nov


Please respond to the essential question, “Based on the reading, how did Africa’s geography affect the development of kingdoms in West Africa?” To complete this assignment, you will need to refer to the reading you did in class. Additionally, your response needs to include all of the vocabulary words that we worked on in class today. The list for these words is below:


Vocab: West African Geography

Desert (n): A dry, barren area of land, esp. one covered with sand.

Vegetation (n): Plants considered collectively, especially those found in a particular area or habitat.

Climate (n): The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period.

Sedentary (adj.): Remaining or living in one area, as certain birds; not migratory

Savanna (n): open grasslands, usually with scattered bushes or trees, characteristic of much of tropical Africa

Abundant (adj): existing in plentiful supply

Forest (n): a large wooded area having a thick growth of trees and plants

Precious minerals (n): A classification of metals that are considered to be rare and/or have a high economic value

Proximity (n): Nearness in space, time, or relationship

Influence (n): The ability to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something


One Response to “Homework (due 11.14): Respond to Essential Question”


  1. Homework (due 11.29): Study for Quiz! « Ms. Connelly's 7th Grade History - November 28, 2012

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