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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier. Monday. What are we doing. What are the objectives?. Offer solutions to contemporary world problems- child soldiers/ blood diamonds. Explain how scarcity influences society. Africa Map Africa is Diverse Where is Sierra Leone? Blood Diamonds - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

  • MondayWhat are we doingAfrica MapAfrica is DiverseWhere is Sierra Leone?Blood DiamondsGraphic Organizer- Who is Ishmael Beah

    What are the objectives?Offer solutions to contemporary world problems- child soldiers/ blood diamonds. Explain how scarcity influences society.

  • What continent are they from?What continent are they from?

  • Where continent is he from?Where ishe from?

  • What continent are they from?What continent are they from?

  • AfricaAfrica

    CircleSierra Leone

    Quiz Fri

  • Where is this located?Where is this located?

  • Where is this located?Where is this?

  • AfricaA continent- How many countries?3 times the size of the US.800 different languages800 different groups- very diverse.

  • Sierra LeoneWhat do you remember about Sierra Leone from the chart?

  • Sierra LeonePopulation: 5 million- roughly half the size of OhioPer Capita GDP Per Person: $900/ US- $46,000 Life Expectancy: 55/ US- 78Infant mortality: 12 deaths per 1,000- US deaths 6 per 1,000

  • Where is this located?

  • Sierra Leone

  • Ishmael Beah

    Born Nov 23, 1980 in Sierra LeoneCivil War, 1991Child Soldier at 13Rescued, 1996 NYC, 1997Graduated from Oberlin College, 2004

  • Civil War in Sierra Leone

    The Forgotten War: The Sierra Leone Civil War

  • Ishmael Beah Foundationwww.beahfound.org

  • Ishmael BeahVideo- http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8238302889157571517#Graphic Organizer-Who, What, When, Where and Why?

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