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What Makes Democracy Work?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Eight lessons make up a collection designed to help high schoolers make sense of an election year. Class members learn about voting rights, the importance of a free press, and civic participation. The focus is on the 2020 presidential...
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A South African Storm

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read "A South African Storm" by Allison Howard and participate in a class discussion that examines Howard's letter for both content and writing form. They write a letter using some of the techniques they identified in...
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Building a Community: Responsibility and Leadership

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Somewhere around 660,000 South African children have been orphaned due to AIDS diagnoses in their family. Carol Dyanti, or Mama Carol, has dedicated herself to providing for these children. Discuss other prominent figures and their...
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Insights on Democracy from South Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As part of their study of democracy, high schoolers listen to a podcast featuring two South African educators and their efforts to support the process of transforming the nation from apartheid rule into a democracy. Learners also read...
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Soweto Uprising

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What was the impact of the Soweto Uprising? A  social studies short answer assessment requires scholars to identify primary sources and explain the impact of the Soweto Uprising. Geared toward high school academics, it targets their...
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Geography Now! Lesotho

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Lesotho is known as Africa's refrigerator thanks to its elevation. While it has stunning views and is known for its diamond mines, it also has challenges, such as high HIV infection rate. A video resource profiles the land-locked African...
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South African Short Stories: Apartheid, Civil Rights, and You

For Teachers 10th Standards
How are short stories from South Africa connected to issues of civil rights in the United States? A unit plan uses South African short stories to discuss issues such as apartheid, colonization, and civil rights. Questions and activities...
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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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Seasons on the Prairie

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Fact and opinion passages inform readers about the seasons on the prairie and Zambia in Southern Africa. Then, test scholar's knowledge with multiple choice and short answer questions.     
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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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The Republic of South Africa

For Teachers 7th - 9th
How did South Africa come under the rule of apartheid? Find out how European colonists settled in South Africa and established apartheid to dissuade the African majority from taking back their lands. Slides contain simple text and dates,...
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South Africa's Apartheid

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Discuss South African apartheid, the anti-apartheid movement, and the literature and music it inspired. Slides contain images and facts about life in South Africa during apartheid, social uprisings such as Soweto, and the various...
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Lesson: David Goldblatt: Structures and Normativity, looking at Photography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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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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European Colonialism in Africa

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The uglier side of European colonization of Africa is detailed in these slides, which include pictures and information about the Belgian Congo, the Dutch South Africa, and Britain's ongoing tensions with the Boers. Students will be...
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The History and Background of Soweto

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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,...
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A South African Storm

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore racial prejudice in South Africa through the reading of "A South African Storm" by Allison Howard. In this cultural and geography lesson, students discuss ethnicity and prejudices and cite examples from the letter....
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South Africa: Revolution at the Ballot Box

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore apartheid. In this South Africa instructional activity, students discover details regarding apartheid and determine how the black majority suffered under apartheid. Students discuss why the white minority leadership of...
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Where Life Is Too Short

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers predict how a pandemic would affect aspects of South Africa's society. In this world issues and geography lesson, students read a letter outlining the problems affecting South Africa. High schoolers discuss and analyze how...
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Mosetsana

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students read and discuss a poem about the issues of gender, education, and family written by a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in South Africa. In this poetry lesson, students read the poem 'Moetsana' and discuss the issues South Africa...
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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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AIDS Child Activist Dies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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Apartheid

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate Apartheid government. In this government systems lesson, students participate in a classroom simulation that requires them to experience the unjust Apartheid system. Students also hold mock trials based on scenarios...
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Mandela The Man

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