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The Abolition of Slavery Project

The Abolition of Slavery Project

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What can Teachers Learn from Nelson Mandela to Make a Difference? We teach language to help people communicate. Why do people want to communicate? ​ ​To express the human story through myth, inspiration and powerful transformation. ​ ​Let’s dig deeper into the story of Nelson Mandela and help our students think, communicate and become active narrators in the search for peace and what makes us human. What can we teach students about Nelson Mandela through the power of video and multi-media? Let’s dig a little deeper to find out;)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Articles & Videos Skip to main content <div id="nojs-warning">WARNING: Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display</div> Sign InRegister 20 Questions: Racism 1) Do you have a pet?2) Do you like animals?3) Do you have a favorite animal?4) Which types of animals do you like (e.g. amphibians, birds, fish, invertebrates, mammals, reptiles)?5) What kinds of animals are kept as pets where you live?6) Which animals should not be kept as pets?

Discrimination based on Race 2. Exploring Institutional Racism: The case of apartheid and the Holocaust (60- 90 minutes per case study) Note: This activity requires two handouts for each case study. Each case study includes an Introduction and Timeline. Before class, print and make one copy of the appropriate introduction(s) and timeline(s) for each student. Cut the Timeline(s) you are using as instructed on the handout. Directions for using Apartheid handouts A Lesson About Cesar Chavez and Civil Rights As we wish to acquaint our students with leaders in democracy, social justice, civil rights, or nonviolence, Cesar Chavez is a person worth focusing on. The following is a lesson sequence that can be used in middle or high school, modeled after a similar lesson I posted on Maya Angelou. It may take a few classes to complete. The Legacy of Cesar Chavez We are going to learn about a man of great courage who believed that the most powerful weapon in the world was non-violence and peace. His name was Cesar Chavez.

Strangers This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film called Strangers directed by Erez Tadmor and Guy Nattiv, and the theme of racism. Students predict a story, watch a short film, speak about racism and write a narrative. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Martin Luther King I Have a Dream Speech - American Rhetoric Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have a Dream delivered 28 August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. Video Purchase Off-Site audio mp3 of Address [AUTHENTICITY CERTIFIED: Text version below transcribed directly from audio. (2)]

Ethnicity 3. Optional: Poetry (25-45 minutes. Some parts can be done as homework.) Nelson Mandela ESL Lesson Plan And Challenge In honor of Nelson Mandela, we want the world to share this lesson plan. The ESL-Library team has put together a new lesson plan in honor of NELSON MANDELA. Our Nelson Mandela lesson plan is FREE for any teacher to use. War Stories On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was on a commuter ferry to New York City when the first plane struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center. The sky was cloudless, giving us a clear view of Lower Manhattan even though we were still 40 minutes away. We watched from the ferry as a second plane struck the South Tower. Soon it dawned on me that my brother Michael was in one of the two skyscrapers now engulfed in flames. He had started a job at an equities firm with his best friend a week earlier.

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