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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 7 Views 15 Downloads
Distance to Travel
In this geography instructional activity, 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 14 Views 114 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
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
Explore the beauty of Chinese Calligraphy. This well-developed instructional activity 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 8 Views 57 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 32 Views 49 Downloads
New Review Grid and Bear It!
What do your pupils know about latitude and longitude? Make sure they have a thorough understanding of this topic by completing the comprehensive series of activities included here. Learners simulate latitude and longitude, take notes, play games, sing songs, create little reference books, and more in order to gain a full understanding of latitude and longitude.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 49 Views 27 Downloads
Nouns and Articles
Here is a 114-slide PowerPoint that covers the proper use of articles, singular and plural nouns, and rules of capitalization. Your students should gain valuable practice from working through the examples present in the slides. This is an impressive teaching resource!
3rd - 5th Language Arts 12 Views 62 Downloads
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.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 30 Downloads
Your pupils will be expected to determine the meaning of words and how those words affect the meaning of a text. Help them master this skill with the ideas listed here. First, look over the two activities that could be used for your choice of text.
9th - 10th Language Arts 40 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Nelson Mandela Activity Worksheet and Progress Test
In this Nelson Mandela activity and progress test instructional activity, 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 42 Views 155 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
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
Social Dances through Time
We're going way back to the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s to discuss pop culture, entertainment, and social dance. Kids discuss the top headlines from those time periods and how music, culture, and dance influence each other and evolve over time.
9th Social Studies & History 16 Views 25 Downloads
Young environmentalists use a conference format to reach consensus on ways to slow deforestation and promote sustainable development. Class members are assigned roles to play during the conference, and work on posters and a public relations campaign that can be used throughout the school.
3rd - 12th Science 13 Views 100 Downloads
A Better Grade Tutoring - Eighth Grade Language Arts Worksheet A
Sharpen your pupils' reading comprehension skills with this multiple-choice worksheet. Eight short passages prompt readers to choose the best answer that addresses a detail from the paragraph, based on context clues. The last four questions address vocabulary and word choice.
7th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 97 Downloads
Cry, The Beloved Country: Anticipation Guide
“Poor people are poor because they are lazy and don’t work enough.” “If you are desperate, the means justify the ends.” Prior to reading Cry, The Beloved Country, class members complete an anticipation guide that focuses on issues raised by Alan Paton’s tale of racial inequality in South Africa.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads