Published on July 20th, 2010 | by What2Learn0
Nelson Mandela: Resources for Black History Month
Throughout the world Nelson Mandela is one of the most respected and admired men alive today. He has received more than 250 awards over four decades, including the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. What do you know about him?
Click here to download the worksheet for this activity. It has a series of questions to answer – you can type your answers straight onto the sheet. The answers to which can all be found on the following websites…
- Read through the introductory section in the Wikipedia entry about Nelson Mandela by clicking here.
- Learn about Apartheid and Nelson Mandela’s part in ending it by clicking here.
Read through the following questions and then click the link to the BBC News Archive.
Interactive learning games
So how much do you think you have learned? Try these quiz games to test yourself. You can follow the shortcut links below but the best way to play these games is to log in to W2L and unlock topic code 891129.
|Game 1||Nelson Mandela Facts 1||PLAY|
|Game 2||Nelson Mandela Facts 2||PLAY|
Martin Luther King is another man who has had a major impact on Black History. How much do you know about him? We recommend you do a little bit of research about him before you attempt these games.
|Game 1||Martin Luther King Game 1||PLAY|
|Game 2||Martin Luther King Game 2||PLAY|
|Game 3||Martin Luther King Game 3||PLAY|
TEACHERS – see the scores your students get in these games using free What2Learn teacher and student accounts. You will need to log in and unlock topic code 891129. For guidance on this please click here.
Images of Nelson Mandela
The following slideshow can be used as a basis for discussion and developing further understanding. Press the play button to begin.