Take students in grades 5–8 on a field trip without leaving the classroom using Exploring Africa! This 48-page book features reading selections and assessments that utilize a variety of questioning strategies, such as matching, true or false, critical thinking, and constructed response. Map projects and hands-on activities engage students in learning about the physical, political, and human geography of Africa. For struggling readers, the book includes a downloadable version of the reading selections at a fourth- to fifth-grade reading level. Aligned to Common Core State Standards, NCSS standards and national and Canadian provincial standards.