South Africa and the World Wars Teacher Resources
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South Africa: Revolution at the Ballot Box
High schoolers explore apartheid. In this South Africa activity, students discover details regarding apartheid and determine how the black majority suffered under apartheid. High schoolers discuss why the white minority leadership of South Africa gave up political control of the country to the black majority.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 48 Downloads
Students 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
How "Grand" and "Allied" was the Grand Alliance?
High schoolers examine the Grand Alliance between the U.S., Great Britain, and the Soviet Union during World War II. They analyze primary sources, examine maps, answer discussion questions, conduct research, and write an essay.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
The People of World War Two
Learners explore how those children returning felt isolated and how shocked they were by the changes in Britain. They explain the impact that World War Two had upon the generation born during the war. Students explore how people felt about rebuilding their lives after World War Two.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
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.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 112 Downloads
Non-Violence Means "Doing Nothing"
Students reflect on violence and non-violence. In this World History lesson plan, students read an article by Gandhi then write an essay as to whether they agree or disagree with his thoughts. Students then share all their ideas as a class.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 77 Downloads
The Anne Frank Story
What is genocide? Create timelines regarding the human genocide. Middle and high schoolers analyze information that requires them to consider links between Armenian genocide and the Holocaust. In groups, theydesign timelines that document events in Anne Frank's lifetime that highlight the suffering of humans.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads
The end of WWII brought big changes around the world, not the least of which occur in the increasingly decolonized continent of Africa. This slideshow details the developing countries of Ghana, Kenya, Congo, Nigeria, and South Africa, to name a few.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 37 Downloads
Unit on Gandhi and Ahimsa
Students explore the history of Gandhi and his viewpoint and example of nonviolence. For this World History lesson, students complete numerous research assignments and activities over the course of nine lessons to expand their knowledge about Gandhi and the British Empire.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 10 Views 89 Downloads
Making the Global Local
Students examine the marketing and production of the studenT television program "Sesame Street" in various countries around the world. They create a character for a studenT program that reflects the current issues and values of their communities.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Developing Rights: The Next Generation
Students compare the rights people have between different countries. For this comparing rights lesson plan, students view lists of rights that people have in different countries and compare their similarities and differences.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 36 Downloads
When Things Fall Apart
Learners examine the impact of colonialism on African nations, researching and analyzing post-colonial literature from those countries. They develop and present a creative display of their novel and its historic parallels.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 20 Views 104 Downloads