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59 resources with the concept south africa

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A South African Storm

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read a letter titled "A South African Storm" on her experiences of discrimination in the country. Individually or as a class, they answer questions about the author's purpose in writing the piece was and how she made herself...
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Desmond Tutu

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the contributions of Desmond Tutu and the history of apartheid in South Africa. They listen to the book "The Story of Ruby Bridges," listen to a lecture and analyze a timeline, conduct an interview, and participate...
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Separation Anxiety

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Tutu Calls For More Respect

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students read a newspaper article about a lecture given by Desmond Tutu on the topic of respect. They define vocabulary, complete comprehension worksheets, analyze the use of reflexive pronouns and prepare a short oral presentation on a...
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HEALTH AND BEHAVIORAL STUDIES

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers select a country in South Africa and writes a one-page report on the economic and social issues facing that country, offering suggestions as to how the conditions of poverty and HIV/AIDS.
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Tribes And Tribulations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Life Savers?: Exploring Ethical Dilemmas Regarding AIDS Treatment in South Africa

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students participate in a roundtable forum to discuss the notion of defying South African national government policies in order to fight AIDS after reading the online article, "A Bold Move on AIDS in South Africa."
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"Declaration (of a Kgomotso Girl)"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the poem, "Declaration."  Students discuss how elements of poetry such as tone work to convey meaning. Students compare and contrast their lives and the lives of the poem's characters from South Africa.
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The Creation of South Africa

For Students 7th - 9th
For this African culture worksheet, students read a selection about the creation of South Africa and then create a time line and respond to 4 short answer questions. 
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South Africa Story: Apartheid, Diamonds & Gold

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore South Africa. In this South Africa lesson, 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...
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Developing Rights

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore basic human rights. In this developing rights lesson plan, students examine moral and legal rights as they learn about the history of South African rights.
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Simon Van Der Stel

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this researching important people worksheet, students research how Simon Van Der Stel improved the Cape and what great risks he took to attempt the expedition.
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William Adriaan Van Der Stel

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this researching interesting people worksheet, students research and answer 5 key facts about William Adriaan Van Der Stel of South Africa.
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Discussion Questions for Amber Bechtel's Essay on AIDS in South Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read an essay by Amber Bechtel on the situation of AIDS in South Africa. After reading, they participate in a class discussion answering questions posed by their teacher. To end the lesson plan, they reflect on the situation in...
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Social Studies Lesson: Apartheid

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pupils examine the Apartheid system of South Africa through a role-play activity. The role-play activity ends with a class discussion on how the events affected each individual. A class discussion continues after reading an article about...
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Pluralism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze advantages and disadvantages of living in a plurlistic society. They work in groups, to identify the various groups (blacks, whites, Asians, and Coloureds) in the era of apartheid in South Africa by using primary and...
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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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South Africa Story: Apartheid, Diamonds & Gold

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the internet to research the history, culture and political issues in South Africa. Using writing activities, they discover more characteristics of the country. They write how the natural resources found in the area affect...
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School Day: South Africa

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore a student protest in South Africa. They observe a film about life in South Africa. Students consider how the image of South Africa is shaped by the media. Students roleplay interviewing African children.
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Africa and Us

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners read a story about a boy in South Africa. They identify places in South Africa they might want to visit. They compare and contrast life in South Africa with their life in the United States.
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The Long Walk Of Nelson Mandela

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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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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.
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You Are There: Television News Reports on Apartheid

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars, in groups, research apartheid and its effects on South Africa. They present their information to the class.
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A Child's Daily Life in South Africa

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students listen to the book, Not So Fast Songololo, and locate South Africa on a map. They identify similarities between the daily life of a child in South Africa and America, and write a letter and draw a picture to a child in South...