South African History Teacher Resources
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The Flower and the Fly
It's like a biological "Beauty and the Beast!" The fascinating mutualism between a South African meganosed fly and a deep-throated geranium builds a case study in coevolution for your biology buffs to analyze. After reading about this and other symbiotic relationships, young natural historians answer five critical-thinking questions.
9th - Higher Ed Science 30 Views 122 Downloads
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 37 Downloads
Where Does History Stand on the Last Stand?
Learners examine the Battle of Little Bighorn and its impact on United States and Native American culture through reading current and historic New York Times articles and by creating a research-based exhibit about this historic event.
6th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 59 Downloads
Louisiana and Canada: Understanding Acadian Cultural connections
Ninth graders investigate why Acadians moved to Lousiana. In this geography lesson, 9th graders research the migration of Acadian to Louisiana and how that influenced the culture. Students analyze a list of cultural and physical characteristics of Canada and find those present in Louisiana.
9th Social Studies & History 6 Views 39 Downloads
Emily Hobhouse, 1860-1926
In this writing instructional activity on Emily Hobhouse, learners write about her early adult years, when she came to South Africa and why, and how she improved conditions in the concentration camps for the Boer women and children.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The History and Background of Soweto
Here is a student artifact that is worth keeping. It may even be worth using as a class example. Obviously a finished social studies project, the presentation provides information on the history and background of Soweto. Uprising, apartheid, and human rights issues are briefly covered.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 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 21 Views 25 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
Apartheid: A Journey of Inequality
When a resource like this comes along, I want everyone to see it. Actively engage your learners with a lesson on apartheid. They'll analyze 10 photos, complete two journal entries, and read six slides of text separated into dated chunks. A lot of critical thinking, group work, and writing makes this an excellent learning tool, focused on a very important topic.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 31 Views 68 Downloads
Students describe key events in the life of Gandhi. They determine why knowledge of geography is necessary to understand the history of the people in a place or region. They write a summary of how the events in Gandhi's life, influenced by the physical and cultural geography of India/Pakistan, helped India become independent.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 114 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
Explore the beauty of Chinese Calligraphy. This well-developed 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 4 Views 54 Downloads