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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 32 Views 69 Downloads
Slavery, Society, and Apartheid
Students examine the St. John slave revolt of 1733. In this slavery and apartheid lesson, 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 8 Views 38 Downloads
The Struggle to End Apartheid
Motivate your class with this instructional activity 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 60 Views 314 Downloads
Students investigate Apartheid government. In this government systems lesson, 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
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 plan 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 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
South Africa Story: Apartheid, Diamonds & Gold
Students explore South Africa. For this South Africa lesson, students investigate the natural resources of the nation and how they have impacted the culture and history of the nation. Students also create a children's book regarding apartheid once they have heard the story of Xoliswa Vanda.
10th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 57 Downloads
Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement and the Apartheid Movement
Students research human rights leaders. In this social justice lesson, students research selected websites about the accomplishments of leaders of the Civil Rights and Apartheid movements. Students use their research findings to participate in a mock press conference.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Social Studies Lesson: Apartheid
Learners examine the Apartheid system of South Africa through a role-play activity. The role-play activity ends with a class discussion on how the events affected each individual. A class discussion continues after reading an article about the history of Apartheid and the laws of South Africa in order to prepare for a mock trial.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 64 Downloads
Apartheid and Segregation
Students view a television program that depicts the history South African Apartheid and the United States' system of segregation. They discuss how laws were used to uphold these institutions and compare and contrast racism and intolerance in the two countries.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 4 Views 21 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 10 Views 14 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 3 Views 22 Downloads
Learners 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 17 Views 82 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 6 Views 39 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 5 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
Investigate the culture and economics or Southern Africa in this text-companion worksheet. 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 81 Views 248 Downloads