Nelson Mandela, the leader of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, spent twenty-seven years in prison because of his beliefs. This is the story of his struggle to achieve justice for his people.
Features of the Book – Biography, – Character development, – Cultural and historical comparisons, – Quotes, – Historical photographs, Purpose Nelson Mandela – The Fight for Freedom can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – making inferences in order to think critically about a text, – exploring political and cultural influences on laws, people, and beliefs, – interpreting and reorganising information, – using strategies to make meaning of unknown words.
Themes covered in this book are: History, Different Views, Challenge, Character education
Reading Level:29-30 (Sapphire)
Guided Reading Level28
Theme/TopicChallenge | Different Views | History
Strategy/SkillsCharacter study | Comparing and contrasting | Making inferences | Using graphic sources | vocabulary and word