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Mandela: Long Walk to Democracy

Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Lesson Plan
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Democracy requires vigilant citizen participation, virtuous leadership, and a commitment to transparency. Like many American colonists, South Africans also longed and fought for democracy. To gain a better understanding of life without the daily freedoms we frequently take for granted, students will “experience” life under minority rule in a group exercise and examine primary source materials to compare and contrast liberty and oppression throughout history in South Africa and the United States. CCSS: RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, SL.9-10.1, SL.9-10.4, SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.4

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Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
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.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
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.
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11–12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range of formal and informal tasks.

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5.0
PATT PHATHISWA TUKELA
August 02, 2020