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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.
Short, simple, and to the point. Take a look at the ethnic groups that make up South Africa. Each slide briefly notes aspects of religion, language, location, and subsistence strategies common to each major group. Tswana, Venda, Afrikaners, Cape Malyas, Indian South Africans, Sotho, Swazi, Xhosa, and Zulu are all featured.
Students compare the life of a child in South Africa to the life of a child in America. In this multicultural education lesson, students read the book Not So Fast Songololo and discuss the differences and similarities between their lives and the life of a child in Africa. Students write a letter to a child in South Africa about their daily lives in America.
Students explore South Africa. In this South Africa lesson plan, 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.