Nelson Mandela: Pupils' Own Biographies
Students listen to and discuss two excerpts of Nelson Mandela's autobiography while examining the use of vocabulary and phrases. They write opening sentences for their own autobiographies that are intended to grab the reader's interest.
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English and Literacy: Nelson Mandela - Lesson Plan 1: Biography and Autobiography Information Exercise
Young scholars examine the biography of Nelson Mandela. In this biography of Nelson Mandela instructional activity, students review the characteristics of biographies and autobiographies. They listen and respond to a reading of Mary...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Nelson Mandela, Symbol of Courage
Fifth graders study Nelson Mandela. For this leadership lesson, 5th graders study the life of Nelson Mandela. Throughout their learning, they read biographies on Nelson Mandela, compare their community to those in South Africa, discuss...
5th Social Studies & History
Teaching the Short Story - Teacher's Packet
Get your writers composing their own short stories by following some or all of the ideas included here. You'll find short lessons and activities, handouts and assignment pages, sample paragraphs and sentences, and all sorts of great...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gallery of Pieter Bruegel the Elder
Art history is a wonderful topic that bridges time, context, history, and artistic expression. Help your class understand how to carefully look at an artist and his work by using this fun project. Pupils make a brochure or a price list...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts