Lesson

A Tale of Twin Countries

Lesson Overview

Students will compare the apartheid movement in South Africa to the civil rights movement that took place in the U.S

Duration
2-3 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

  • What events led up to apartheid?
  • What is apartheid? What was its purpose?
  • What events led to the civil rights movement in the US?
  • How were the black South Africans treated and how does it compare to the treatment of the black Americans prior and during the Civil Rights Movement?

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Other Instructional Materials or Notes:

6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Social Studies

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Lesson Created By: Shaquetta Moultrie

Lesson Partners: Center for the Education & Equity of African American Students (CEEAAS)