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Mandela: The Influence of Culture

Grade Level Grades 6-12
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In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of how Mandela’s humble beginnings in rural South Africa shaped his life. Students will explore a multimedia presentation about Mandela’s early life and read a passage from the unpublished manuscript of "Long Walk to Freedom" and will write an essay reflecting on a time in their own lives when they experienced a new responsibility or life-lesson. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RH.9-10.2, RH.11-12.2, RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.7, W.9-10.2, W.9-10.3, W.9-10.4, W.11-12.2, W.11-12.3, W.11-12.4

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Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person’s life story in both print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in each account.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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