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A South African Storm

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students 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 Howard's.
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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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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
Young scholars 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 lesson, students discover details regarding apartheid and determine how the black majority suffered under apartheid. Students discuss why the white minority leadership of South Africa gave...
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Where Life Is Too Short

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