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34 resources with the concept nelson mandela

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Apartheid: A Journey of Inequality

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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....
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The Philosophy of Stoicism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An insightful video traces the influence of Stoicism throughout history, from the philosophers of ancient Greece to the prison cell of Nelson Mandela, and how its four tenets guide everyday heroes and importance historical figures.
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Contrast and Evaluate Fact and Opinion

For Students 8th Standards
How can you tell when an author is expression an opinion or stating a fact? Use two short reading selections to emphasize the difference between a statement that you can prove and one that you can't. The first passage explains food...
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Apartheid in South Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Having vocabulary well defined prior to the beginning of a unit is a good teaching practice. Define concepts, key events, and players that relate to South African apartheid. Each term, event, or person includes a comprehensive definition...
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Passport to Freedom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biographies are always so interesting! The people who have made history have usually had unique experiences. Follow the life of the Mark Mathabane, a South African man who came to American in his youth. He went on to write two best...
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Writing Exercises: Collapse of European Imperialism, #3

For Students 10th - 11th
Learners will explore the collapse of European imperialism. They'll response to three critical thinking questions in essay form. Topics include Pol Pot and Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, South African apartheid, and the role Nelson Mandela,...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 4 and 5 (Part 2)

For Teachers 7th Standards
There really are two sides to every story! Seventh graders analyze various texts and media types to compare and contrast how perspective is conveyed. The fourth and fifth days of the unit focus on learners writing first drafts of a...
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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
Learners read "Long Walk to Freedom" by Nelson Mandela, review vocabulary, and prepare for a critical textual analysis. After reading, they complete a chart on Mandela's life.
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Southern Africa

For Students 6th - 8th
Investigate the culture and economics or Southern Africa in this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about the gold trade, apartheid, wealth division, and traditional lifestyles in this region. They take notes and answer 4...
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South Africa

For Students 9th - 10th
Have your class learn about South Africa and prepare for a discussion using this resource. Learners read a 3-page article about the nation and then note details about apartheid, Afrikaners, Nelson Mandela, and more on the provided...
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Apartheid in South Africa

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Bring a global, human perspective to your class by discussing segregation and apartheid in South Africa. This presentation poses three questions for learners to ponder, a timeline, images, and a very simple outline of important information.
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AIDS Child Activist Dies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read an article on AIDS child activist Nkosi Johnson, and examine the extraordinary difficulties faced by students who have AIDS. They write reflection papers on Nkosi Johnson and how his example can help people in their own lives.
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Africa Today

For Teachers 8th - 10th
If you have already studied current social and political troubles facing Africans today, then this slideshow is a perfect complement. Using prior knowledge, learners review some of the major issues currently affecting people in Africa....
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Mandela The Man

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore civil rights by reading several biographies. In this Nelson Mandela lesson, 9th graders discuss the trials and tribulations Nelson Mandela had to face in South Africa and how they were similar to the problems Martin...
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Nelson Mandela's Birthday

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students complete a variety of vocabulary-related activities with a focus on a news article about Nelson Mandela's 89th birthday. They read the article, define key vocabulary terms, identify the famous people mentioned in the text,...
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Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video about Nelson Mandela and apartheid. They discover what it was like for people living in South Africa during apartheid. They work together to discuss strategies that could be used for people to better communicate...
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How Have Nonconformists Contributed to Society?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
"Whoso would be a man, must be a noncomformist." Or so said Ralph Waldo Emerson in his "Self-Reliance" essay. Class members are encouraged to explore the goodness of a nonconformist and decide for themselves if this person deserves...
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Freedom Fighters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the accomplishments of Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, Jr. In this social justice lesson, students watch "Freedom Fighters," and then read speeches or writings made by each of the men. Students write compare and...
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Reading Test -- B1 Level

For Students Pre-K - 6th
For this reading test worksheet, students read about Nelson Mandela. Students read a biography of Nelson Mandela and answer questions about what they read.
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Long Walk to Freedom

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this Long Walk to Freedom worksheet, learners read a passage from Nelson Mandela's book and then complete three analytical short answer questions from the reading.
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Nelson Mandela and His Impact on South Africa

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore how Nelson Mandela impacted the country of South Africa. They discuss Nelson Mandela's work and how he changed the country. Students read an article and take notes while watching a PowerPoint presentation on...
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The Long Walk Of Nelson Mandela

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the influences, philosophies and accomplishments of Nelson Mandela in the context of South Africa's political history. They read summaries, define vocabulary, develop guidelines for creating laws and...
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South Africa Lesson Robben Island: Prisoner Nelson Mandela

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read the Robben Island experience section of Nelson Mandela's biography. They investigate the emotional aspects of Nelson Mandela's and others' political imprisonment.
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What Was Apartheid?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research and discuss the former system of Apartheid in South Africa and focus on worldwide anti-Apartheid movements. They identify anti-Apartheid songs and present the lyrics to the class.