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Apartheid: A Journey of Inequality
When a resource like this comes along, I want everyone to see it. Actively engage your learners with a lesson on apartheid. They'll analyze 10 photos, complete two journal entries, and read six slides of text separated into dated chunks. A lot of critical thinking, group work, and writing makes this an excellent learning tool, focused on a very important topic.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 38 Views 70 Downloads
New Review Journey to Jo’burg: A South African Story
How did South African apartheid affect the ability of people of color to increase their human capital? Here is a rich lesson in which learners come to understand the relationship between investment in human capital and income, while also gaining insight into the discriminatory practices of South Africa during the mid-1900s.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Struggle to End Apartheid
Motivate your class with this worksheet on apartheid. After responding to several pre-reading questions, learners read and mark 2 articles: 1 about the Soweto Uprising and 1 about Nelson Mandela. They then respond to 4 short answer questions regarding the articles.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 61 Views 315 Downloads
Slavery, Society, and Apartheid
Students examine the St. John slave revolt of 1733. In this slavery and apartheid instructional activity, students view the DVD "Slavery, Society, and Apartheid." Students respond to discussion questions regarding the content of the DVD which features the triangular trade route and the St.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 39 Downloads
Apartheid in South Africa
Having vocabulary well defined prior to the beginning of a unit is a good teaching practice. Define concepts, key events, and players that relate to South African apartheid. Each term, event, or person includes a comprehensive definition of their significance to the topic.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 15 Downloads
Investigate the culture and economics or Southern Africa in this text-companion instructional activity. Learners read about the gold trade, apartheid, wealth division, and traditional lifestyles in this region. They take notes and answer 4 short-answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 89 Views 253 Downloads
South Africa's Apartheid
Discuss South African apartheid, the anti-apartheid movement, and the literature and music it inspired. Slides contain images and facts about life in South Africa during apartheid, social uprisings such as Soweto, and the various artists, musicians, and writers that brought attention to apartheid through their work.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 5 Downloads
Cold War Review
Teaching a unit on the Cold War Era? In need of a complete presentation, perfect for reviewing each of the major events of the time period? Look no further! Here you'll find 125 slides, rich in note-friendly text. The causes of the Cold War, Truman doctrine, arms race, Cuban Missile Crisis, Bay of Pigs, Rwandan Genocide, apartheid, and subsequent conflicts throughout the globe are well discussed.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 29 Downloads
Apartheid in South Africa
Bring a global, human perspective to your class by discussing segregation and apartheid in South Africa. This presentation poses three questions for learners to ponder, a timeline, images, and a very simple outline of important information.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 24 Downloads
Students examine the instances in history in which groups of people were segregated by race or ethnicity. After reading an article, they discover how apartheid impacted people's attempt to an education. Using the internet, they research various apartheid policies and write a perspective of people who lived in South Africa during these times.
6th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 86 Downloads
A South African Storm
Students read a letter titled "A South African Storm" on her experiences of discrimination in the country. Individually or as a class, they answer questions about the author's purpose in writing the piece was and how she made herself blend in.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 40 Downloads
Have your class learn about South Africa and prepare for a discussion using this resource. Learners read a 3-page article about the nation and then note details about apartheid, Afrikaners, Nelson Mandela, and more on the provided graphic organizer.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 32 Views 237 Downloads
The Republic of South Africa
How did South Africa come under the rule of apartheid? Find out how European colonists settled in South Africa and established apartheid to dissuade the African majority from taking back their lands. Slides contain simple text and dates, and they would be helpful in assisting learners in taking notes during lecture.
7th - 9th All 18 Views 28 Downloads
Writing Exercises: Collapse of European Imperialism, #3
Learners will explore the collapse of European imperialism. They'll response to three critical thinking questions in essay form. Topics include Pol Pot and Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, South African apartheid, and the role Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, and F.
10th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 19 Downloads
Students investigate Apartheid government. In this government systems instructional activity, students participate in a classroom simulation that requires them to experience the unjust Apartheid system. Students also hold mock trials based on scenarios that they read in class and write self-assessments about the experience.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 47 Downloads
Up, Up and Away: How and Why Conflict Escalates
Seventh graders produce a "Conflict Escalator" plot learning tool to demonstrate how conflict escalates. They apply this tool to Apartheid conflicts in South Africa. They research via the internet after reading conflict case studies.
7th Social Studies & History 6 Views 9 Downloads
Sixth graders examine the contributions of Desmond Tutu and the history of apartheid in South Africa. They listen to the book "The Story of Ruby Bridges," listen to a lecture and analyze a timeline, conduct an interview, and participate in a role-play.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
South Africa: Revolution at the Ballot Box
Students explore apartheid. In this South Africa lesson, students discover details regarding apartheid and determine how the black majority suffered under apartheid. Students discuss why the white minority leadership of South Africa gave up political control of the country to the black majority.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 50 Downloads