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Nelson Mandela

Famous People


Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read about the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC), which helped bring an end to apartheid in South Africa. Students learn new vocabulary, answer comprehension questions, and discuss political systems.

  • vote
  • famous
  • protest
  • suffer
  • allow
  • democracy
  • retire
  • village
  • economy
  • inspire
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)