User:Kfasimpaur/sandbox/africa

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(a possible new wikijunior book)

Africa[edit]

  • Description:
    • Scope: This book will give an overview of the continent of Africa and its countries.
    • Purpose: This will be a part of a series of Wikijunior books on the continents of the world (South America and Europe already underway.) The purpose is to give children exposure to various cultures around the globe.
    • Narrative:
  • Audience:
    • Target Age: 6-12 years
    • Academic Prerequisites: 3rd grade reading level
  • Organization
    • Section Titles: Regions and Countries
      • Eastern Africa
        • Kenya
        • Tanzania
        • Uganda
        • Djibouti
        • Eritrea
        • Ethiopia
        • Somalia
        • Mozambique
        • Madagascar
        • Malawi
        • Zambia
        • Zimbabwe
        • Burundi
        • Rwanda
        • Comoros
        • Mauritius
        • Seychelles
      • Middle Africa
        • Angola
        • Cameroon
        • Central African Republic
        • Chad
        • Democratic Republic of the Congo
        • Republic of the Congo
        • Equatorial Guinea
        • Gabon
        • São Tomé and Príncipe
      • Northern Africa
        • Algeria
        • Egypt
        • Libya
        • Morocco
        • Sudan
        • Tunisia
        • Western Sahara * (disputed territory??)
      • Southern Africa
        • Botswana
        • Lesotho
        • Namibia
        • South Africa
        • Swaziland
      • Western Africa
        • Benin
        • Burkina Faso
        • Côte d'Ivoire
        • Cape Verde
        • The Gambia
        • Ghana
        • Guinea
        • Guinea-Bissau
        • Liberia
        • Mali
        • Mauritania
        • Niger
        • Nigeria
        • Senegal
        • Sierra Leone
        • Togo
    • Standard Section Headings: (May take the form of a question.)
      • Example Question 1
      • Example Question 2
  • Notes:
  • Interested Participants:
    • User 1
    • User 2
  • Discussion



ideas for questions:

Used for Europe book:

  1. What is the country's Geography?
  2. What is the country's history?
  3. What are the people like?


Used for current South America:

  1. What is the country's Geography?
  2. What is the country's history?
  3. What are the people like?

(but then people added a bunch more stuff)

Recast South America:

   * What are %country's% national symbols?
   * What are some famous places in %country%?
   * What important events have happened in %country%?
   * What is the natural environment like in %country%?
   * What types of things are exported from %country%?
   * What is school like in %country%?
   * What is the food like in %country%?
   * What music is popular in %country%?
   * What sports are popular in %country%?
   * Who are some famous people from %country%?

CIA World Fact Book

1. Introduction
2. Geography
3. People
4. Government
5. Economy
6. Communications
7. Transportation
8. Military
9. Transnational Issues