This hands-on activity, ‘Make Your Own Dove of Peace’ provides step-by-step instructions for students to follow in the classroom or at home. This resource directs students through the process of making a dove of peace. It is particularly useful when commemorating war or can be used simply as an arts and craft activity.
This banner for 20 Years of Freedom, is a great resource that can be cut out and used as part of a colourful classroom display. The banner is split over several pages which can be printed onto any size paper and joined up to cater for different sized wall displays. Printing in full colour and …More
This worksheet, ‘5Ws and How of Freedom Day’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of Freedom Day. It is a great visual graphic that can be used as a comprehension activity and to generate meaningful class discussion.
This worksheet, ‘A Profile of Mandela’ is a simple yet effective worksheet that provides students with a template to organise information about a Mandela. Using this resource students will become more involved in the history of the man. It is also an exercise that requires students to select only the most relevant pieces of information …More
This worksheet, ‘ABCs of Freedom’ provides an alphabet grid that students can use to develop their vocabulary and brainstorm different ideas about the concept of freedom. This is a fun and simple resource that can be used effectively before, during or after an activity and across all ability levels. It can also be utilised during …More
This worksheet, ‘Acrostic Poem about Freedom’ is a fantastic activity to brainstorm ideas about the meaning of freedom. It is a fun activity that can be used without preparation and across all age groups and abilities. Students are required to use the letters from the word ‘freedom’ to describe the significance of freedom in relation …More
This worksheet, ‘Apartheid Laws’ is a helpful resource that asks students to research some laws of the apartheid rule. The resource provides a graphical organiser in which students can list some examples of how the apartheid laws kept white and non-white people apart in order to better understand and create meaningful discussions about apartheid.
This worksheet, ‘Freedom Crossword’ provides students with the opportunity to use skills including vocabulary, reasoning and spelling to find the correct words associated with freedom to complete the puzzle. It encourages students to identify and understand the terms being used and to build on their vocabulary of key words used on special days celebrating freedom. …More
This set of Freedom Day stickers can be printed directly onto sticker paper. It is formatted for Avery Code C2247.
This worksheet, ‘Freedom Fighters’ is a great resource that gives students the opportunity to research some freedom fighters and describe how they have helped free themselves or groups of people.
This worksheet, ‘Freedom Figure Match-Up’ is a fun and engaging activity to explore interesting facts and figures about the concept of freedom. Students must match each fact to its corresponding figure by either cutting out or drawing links. This resource encourages students to think logically and analytically to ascertain the most likely answer. An answer …More
This worksheet, ‘Freedom True or False?’ is a thought-provoking worksheet that requires students to asses the truth of facts about the concept of freedom for people around the world. Many students may presume the answers quickly only to realise their assumptions were not correct which can lead to interesting discussions and further research into freedom …More
This worksheet, ‘Freedom Unscramble’ is a great activity that encourages students to study the sounds and spellings of words associated with freedom. Students will be challenged to unscramble letters to find common words. An answer sheet is also provided.
This worksheet, ‘Freedom Word Search’ gives students the opportunity to learn new vocabulary and improve their spelling of words associated with freedom. Students must scrutinise the spelling of each word on their list, ensuring new vocabulary is committed to memory with the correct spelling.
This worksheet, ‘KWL Chart of Apartheid’ prompts students to explore what they know about apartheid, what they want to learn and what they have learnt following learning tasks. This is a great, clearly formatted resource to encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning and to assist teachers in establishing their students’ prior knowledge. …More
This worksheet, ‘Mandela in Prison’ is a thought provoking resource that asks students to imagine that they were Mandela, faced with the decision to leave prison, with the conditions outlined by the apartheid government or, to stay on Robben Island in order to make a stand. Students must weigh up both sides of the decision …More
This worksheet, ‘Mandela Quotes’ provides students with some examples of quotes from Nelson Mandela such as ‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world’. The resource then prompts research into other quotes from Mandela and encourages further discussion into who Mandela was and the powerful meaning of some of …More
This worksheet, ‘Mandela’s Day on Robben Island’ is a great resource that provides an outline of Mandela’s typical day in prison on Robben island. Students are given times and asked to write out Mandela’s activities at those times and then illustrate the events. This resource can be used following research or in conjunction with the …More
This worksheet, ‘South African Ethnic Groups’ is a great resource that examines the ratio of different ethnic groups within South Africa. Students are provided with the statistics of percentages of each ethnic group (2011 est.) and are asked to put these numbers into the pie chart provided. The chart is divided into 5% parts to …More
This South African Flag themed bunting can be printed and used as part of a colourful classroom display. The bunting is formatted as two flags per page and each flag includes drawn cut-out holes allowing them to be strung together and hung in the classroom.
These South African themed page borders are a set of full colour and black and white page borders that can be used in various ways in the classroom such as in wall displays and bulletin boards. They can also be used in student projects or worksheets. Borders can be printed, coloured in and laminated.
This worksheet, ‘Soweto’ is a great resource to supplement research into the important South African township of Soweto. Students are asked to answer questions such as ‘Why was Soweto built and when?’ or ‘Where is Soweto in relation to Johannesburg?’ to get a greater understanding of the history and importance of the town. This resource …More
This worksheet, ‘Struggles for Freedom’ is a meaningful resource that prompts research into people who have struggled or continue to struggle for freedom around the world. Students are asked to research how those people’s freedom has been restricted and what their living conditions have been like without it. It also provides a great foundation for …More
This worksheet, ‘Symbols of Freedom’ helps outline the meaning and need for symbols when illustrating certain ideas, in particular more abstract ideas such as freedom. Students are asked to suggest what a heart could symbolise and are then prompted to illustrate and explain a symbol that could be associated with the concept of freedom.
This worksheet, ‘The Colours of the South African Flag’ is a fun resource that asks students to specify what the various colours of the South African flag are and brainstorm what they could represent. They are then asked to colour in the flag appropriately. Suggested answers are also provided.
This worksheet, ‘The South African Flag’ is a great resource to supplement research into the South African flag. Students are asked to answer questions such as ‘When was the current South African flag adopted?’ or ‘Who designed the flag?’ to get a greater understanding of what the South African flag contributes to the concept of …More
This worksheet, ‘Timeline of Mandela’ provides a vertical timeline with space for students to explore key events using the dates provided. The timeline spans the period from 18th July, 1918 to 5th December, 2013 and includes key dates relating to Mandela’s life history. This resource allows students to demonstrate their knowledge of the sequence of …More
This worksheet, ‘Y The South African Flag?’ is a great resource that asks students to brainstorm what the Y shape in the South African flag could represent. They are then asked to design their own flag and describe some of the symbolism that they have included in theirs.