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Nelson Mandela

Famous People

Low Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read a short biography about Nelson Mandela. They learn and practice new vocabulary and discuss whether or not education is the most powerful weapon in the world.

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Focus

topic-based
academic
4-skills
biography
South Africa
racial justice
politics

Vocabulary

right
segregation
force
illegal
marriage
vote
protest
prison
release
president
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane