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How Has Colonialism Led to Multilingualism in Africa

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Prepare yourself for a top-notch presentation on colonialism in Africa! Discussed are the reasons for African multilingualism. Maps and a country-by-country look at various colonists that made their mark on the African continent are...
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Human Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and then research countries which have had human right violations.
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Comparing Regimes: Critical Reading of Memoirs and Experiences from Totalitarian Regimes

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Can you imagine living in a totalitarian country? Learners will read several primary source memoirs to gain a deeper understanding of what life is like under a controlled government. They'll discuss each piece in pairs, research...
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Famous People - A Quiz on Definite and Indefinite Articles

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
This online, interactive worksheet helps English language learners practice identifying the correct article among four options. Feedback is immediate by clicking on the answer button following each questions. It includes 15 questions...
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What Is War?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What kinds of human activity do we define as "warlike"? Middle and high schoolers examine various definitions of war and types of warfare, especially as these descriptions relate to the kinds of war we are witnessing at the beginning of...
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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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Where Life Is Too Short

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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. Students discuss and analyze how resource...
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African Development: Cultures, Settlers, and Policy Debates

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Discuss the waves of settlers that attempted to colonize the African continent. Racial, social, and political issues relating to each wave of colonization are included. Note: Text is scant and will need to be fully described for the...
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Force and Motion Project

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this force and motion worksheet, learners create a picture book and answer 7 questions on force and 12 questions on motion. There are 4 extra credit questions.
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"Once Upon a Time": Tearing Down Fences

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study how individuals take responsibility in reducing societal misunderstandings. They discover the irony in thinking that building fences provides security and solves societal problems. They consider the fences that every...
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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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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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Civilizations: Abuse Of Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the role of government. In this government instructional activity, students watch "Civilizations: Abuse of Power," and discuss the responsibilities of government. Students then role play situations in history when...
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Reaching Across Borders In Southern Africa

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students gain a greater understanding of how political borders impact human and environmental development. Then, either individually or as a class, establish a correspondence with a Peace Corps volunteer working in Africa.
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Comparative Genocides

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine genocidal events throughout history. Using the internet, they research these events and compare and contrast them with the Holocaust. They analyze the amount of inhumanity towards others throughout history. In groups,...
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Where Life Is Too Short

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the impact and implications of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa and beyond. They explain how the AIDS pandemic is affecting multiple aspects of life in South Africa and why life expectancies differ dramatically among...
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Rise of the Revolution

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the French Revolution. In this French Revolution lesson, student research citizen action and public policy during the war. Students write essays regarding their research findings.
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Visualizing School Equity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine how school segregation is affected by funding gaps. In this equity lesson,students read the article, "Crossing the Gap." High schoolers analyze funding gaps between schools. Students understand that every high...
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Martin Luther King and Writing as a Tool for Social Change

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore writing as an agent for social change. In this Social Studies lesson, students examine the power of writing using Dr. King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail.  Students will practice the technique of persuasive writing by...
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Tangram Puzzles

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the origin of tangram. In this algebra instructional activity, students form different shapes and figures using tangram. They solve for the area of different shapes without using any geometric formulas, but the idea of...
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Age of Iron: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 5 multiple choice questions based on Age of Iron. Students may submit their answers to be scored on this timed quiz.
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South Africa After Ten Years of Freedom

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students see how events in South Africa have affected other areas of the world both through the use of economic sanctions and truth and reconciliation commissions. They analyze significance of this election in light of South Africa's...
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Journey to Jo'burg

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Journey to Jo'burg worksheet, students read the book Journey to Jo'burg and complete short answer questions about it. Students complete 10 questions total.
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Freedom Fighters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover the accomplishments of Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King, Jr. In this social justice lesson plan, students watch "Freedom Fighters," and then read speeches or writings made by each of the men. High schoolers...

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