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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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The Creation of South Africa

For Students 7th - 9th
In 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 Lesson: Truth and Reconciliation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the purpose of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. They debate whether a similar action would be useful in the US for resolving slavery issues.
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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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Whose Language is it Anyway: Afrikaans in South Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Afrikaans, a language derived from Dutch, is spoken by almost 10 million people! Introduce your scholars to South Africa, discuss the evolution of Afrikaans, and look at Apartheid.
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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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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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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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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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