Friday, December 6, 2013

UPDATED: Nelson Mandela: 36 Resources, Infographics and Lesson Plans on the Man Who Stood Up to Apartheid

Yesterday, the world lost an incredible leader. Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon who fought for the rights of the South African black people, passed away yesterday at the age of 95. Below you will find teaching resources on Mandela's life and the anti-apartheid movement. You can also use the apartheid pathfinder I set up for my students HERE. I have included a section below on lesson plans on apartheid.

The Evolution of Nelson Mandela- CNN

He is Now at Peace- NBC News Slideshow articles about Mandela

The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela- PBS' Frontline

Mandela's Death Leaves South Africa Without its Moral Center- NY Times

The Mandela Playlist: A Life and Legacy Told Through Music- from NPR

Mandela and the Politics of Forgiveness- from the New Yorker

Nelson Mandela Biography- from

The Nelson Mandela Foundation

The Nelson Mandela Museum

Nelson Mandela Quotes

Nobel Peace Prize Site- Nelson Mandela Biographical

NPR: An Audio History of Nelson Mandela

Time- Remembering an Icon of Freedom

Facts About His Life

Infographic in Spanish (La Vida de Nelson Mandela)

Life and Times

Timeline of Key Events in the Life of Nelson Mandela

Apartheid in South Africa- lesson for grades 9-12

Apartheid Lesson Plan- for grades 11-12

BrainPop Educators- apartheid lesson for younger students

End of Apartheid- printable from TeacherVision

ESL Printables on Apartheid

Slavery, Society and Apartheid- lessons from Discovery Education

South Africa Story: Apartheid, Diamonds and Gold- from  PBS Thirteen

A Teach-In on Apartheid in South Africa- NY Times Learning Library

Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela- use the lesson plan with the film, Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela

South Africa After Ten Years of Freedom- from PBS NewsHour


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