Indigenous Khoisan Teacher Resources
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How Has Colonialism Led to Multilingualism in Africa
Prepare yourself for a top-notch presentation on colonialism in Africa! Discussed are the reasons for African multilingualism. Maps and a country-by-country look at various colonists that made their mark on the African continent are explored. A case study and look at the effects of colonialism are covered in sociolinguistic terms. Remember that language houses culture and the shifts seen therein.
The Achievements and Challenges of Zimbabwe
Here is an excellent set of five short lessons and activities intended to help learners not only gain an understand of current issues in Africa, but build critical thinking, synthesis, analysis, expository writing, research, and evaluation skills. Each lesson focuses on one of the following topics: women in Zimbabwe, agriculture, economy, education, racial issues, and land redistribution.
Tribes And Tribulations
Students explore South African history from pre-colonial times to today. They create a timeline of important events in South African history and reflect on connections between this timeline and the existence of tribal traditions in the country.
African Language Diversity
High schoolers research characteristics of Africa such as size, number of countries, topography, and total population. They explore language diversity within Africa and discuss how language differences have led to cooperation and conflict within Africa.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read that passage titled Africa and then answer the 11 questions about what they read.
Reducing Language Barriers
Students identify the message of a speaker, using both verbal and nonverbal communication strategies. In this reducing language barriers lesson, students complete a broad range of activities as they discuss the development of language and learn non-verbal cues to watch as they communicate more efficiently.
Students read a New York Times article in order to explore issues about the celebration of Columbus Day. They, working in groups, research the legacy of exploration and colonization. They use the research to create a first person narrative.