Nelson Mandela Reources

Nelson Mandela Resources:

This list was compiled by the African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania


Suggested reading for High School:
Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

Suggested reading for Middle & High School:
Nelson Mandela: the Authorized Comic Book Nelson Mandela Foundation, Umlando Wezithombe (illus), winner of the Children’s Africana Book Award for Older Readers

Resource list from Human Rights Educators USAhttp://hreusa.net/resourcelist

The YouTube video of Maya Angelou speaking her tribute poem on the life of Nelson Mandela  has been translated into many languages by the U.S. State Department as an official tribute to Mr. Mandela by the American People.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqQzjit7b1w

The United Nations Foundation published this to Mandela’s legacy on storify; this is an excellent piece for the new media friendly classroom.
http://storify.com/un/in-honour-of-nelson-mandela?utm_campaign=website&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email

Transcript of President Barack Obama's speech
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/transcript-remarks-president-barack-obama-nelson-mandela-service-article-1.1542986

Teaching resources and news round up from the Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/teacher-blog/2013/dec/08/nelson-mandela-apartheid-south-africa

Free online lesson plans and teaching resources
http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Country_Specific/S_Africa.html
http://www.scu.edu/ethics/architects-of-peace/Mandela/lesson.html
http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2013/12/teaching_nelson_mandela.html
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/nelson-mandela
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/nelson_mandela/teachers_resources.shtml
http://www.pbs.org/pov/twelvedisciples/lesson_plan.php
http://www.pbs.org/kcet/globaltribe/classroom/
http://nelson-mandela-hsc.wikispaces.com/Lesson+Plan+Activity+%26+Task
https://www.esl-library.com/blog/2013/12/05/nelson-mandela-poster/
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