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Explore South Africa’s tumultuous history from the early interactions between white European settlers and native African tribes to the implementation of apartheid and the long struggle for democracy.
Provide students with a graphic tool to record and organize information about characters in a text.
Help students engage with a fictional or historical character by creating an annotated illustration.
Help students approach challenging texts by breaking down content into manageable pieces.
This strategy helps students synthesize and articulate the most important takeaways from a variety of resources containing information about a particular topic or theme.
Spark students’ interest in a book before reading it by having them make predictions and ask questions about its contents.
Enrich students’ understanding of a historical or literary figure by having students draw the figure’s life journey.
Provide a creative way for students to engage with a text by transforming a line they find meaningful into a poem.
Help students identify and analyze the key characteristics of the three most common types of news articles.
Encourage class participation and develop students’ active listening skills by reading aloud text excerpts.
Students create a performance that conveys a text’s message, theme, or conflict.
Use this strategy to help students consider, compare, and analyze various perspectives on a complex topic.