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Lesson: David Goldblatt: Structures and Normativity, looking at Photography
Art can be a vehicle for social change and cultural expression. Upper graders examine the art of photographer David Goldblatt, as it pertains to apartheid, South Africa, and the AIDS epidemic. Discussion questions and image links are included.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 13 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
Distance to Travel
In this geography worksheet, students research and find the capital cities of countries who have teams in the World Cup Soccer games in Johannesburg. Students also calculate the distance to travel from each capital city to Johannesburg.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Journey to Jo'burg: Before and After Reading Activities
Delve into life in Johannesburg using this worksheet. This resource is made to go with Journey to Jo'Burg by Beverley Naidoo. Learners complete before and after reading activities for chapter 8 and then read a short informational text about identification and passes in South Africa.
5th - 7th English Language Development 12 Views 113 Downloads
Nelson Mandela Activity Worksheet and Progress Test
In this Nelson Mandela activity and progress test learning exercise, students respond to a total of 39 short answer, multiple choice, matching, and fill in the blank questions pertaining to Nelson Mandela.
6th - 12th Language Arts 41 Views 155 Downloads
Breaking News English: World Cup: South Africa 1 Mexico 1
In this English worksheet, students read an article about South Africa v. Mexico in the World Cup and then respond to 1 essay, 10 fill in the blank, 12 short answer, 20 matching, and 10 spelling questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Breaking News English: Live Earth Rocks 2 Billion Worldwide
In this English learning exercise, students read "Live Earth Rocks 2 Billion Worldwide," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Breaking News English: Campaign Against Poverty Begins
In this English worksheet, students read "Campaign Against Poverty Begins," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 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 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Storytellers: Bruce Springsteen
Students use the correct music terminology to evaluate a performance, composition, and arrangement of the song "Blinded by the Light" by Bruce Springsteen and compare it to another version recorded by Manfred Man.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 48 Downloads
Explore the beauty of Chinese Calligraphy. This well-developed lesson will take your class on a journey through the history of Calligraphy, engage them in technique and style, then challenge them by having them create new strokes to create a new type of Calligraphy.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 54 Downloads
Social Studies: Global Women and Poverty
Students conduct research and make comparisons about various global economies. Create graphic organizers to present their research findings and illustrate solutions to problems. Students discuss and debate issues based on what they have learned from rese
All All 3 Views 5 Downloads
Trey and Dave go to Africa: Music
Trey from Phish and Dave from the Dave Mathews Band took a trip to Africa to explore music, culture, and history. Your class watches this episode from VH1's Music Studio to understand how African culture and music have influenced modern American artists.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 44 Downloads
Students investigate the pros and cons of genetic engineering. They watch a short Bill Moyers video, conduct Internet research, create a poster, participate in a pro/con debate, and write an essay expressing their personal feelings on the issue.
9th - 12th Science 28 Views 98 Downloads
Reaching for the Sky
Students consider features of skyscraper using descriptive words, reflect on notion of skyscraper as orientation point in a city, and explore New York Times Building in Manhattan by reading and discussing article, "Pride and Nostalgia Mix in The Times's New Home.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads