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ERIC Number: ED481446
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Aug
Pages: 97
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-891306-60-X
Freedom in Our Lifetime: South Africa's Struggle. [Student Text and] Teacher Resource Book. Choices for the 21st Century.
Fox, Sarah Cleveland
This document includes a student text and a teacher resource book. The student text booklet introduces students to precolonial and colonial South Africa and the development of apartheid. Students have the opportunity to evaluate decisions made by anti-apartheid activists and to reflect on South Africa's transition to a post-apartheid society. The booklet is divided into 10 parts: (1) "Introduction: A Negotiated Revolution"; (2) "Part I: Precolonial and Colonial South Africa"; (3) "Part II: Apartheid and Its Opposition"; (4) "The Moment of Decision"; (5) "Options in Brief"; (6) "Options" (Option 1: Continue Nonviolent Struggle with Multi-Racial Support; Option 2: Use Limited, Structured Violence with Communist Party Support; Option 3: Advocate Guerrilla War Tactics for Africans Alone); (7) "Epilogue: Becoming South Africa"; (8) "Chronology of South African History"; (9) "Supplementary Documents"; and (10) "Supplementary Resources". The booklet is part of a continuing series of curriculum resources on international public policy issues. The teacher resource book contains a day-by-day lesson plan and student activities. The suggested lesson plan is divided into 11 sections: (1) "About the Choices Approach"; (2) "Note to Teachers"; (3) "Integrating This Unit into Your Curriculum"; (4) "Day One--Colonial South Africa"; (5) "Day Two--Poetry and Politics"; (6) "Day Three--Role Playing: Organization and Preparation"; (7) "Day Four--Role Playing the Three Options"; (8) "Day Five--Violence as Protest"; (9) "Key Terms"; (10) "Making Choices Work in Your Classroom"; (11)"Alternative Three-Day Lesson Plan". (BT)
Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, 111 Thayer Street - Box 1970 Providence, RI 02912 ($15 per teacher/student set). Tel: 401-863-2809; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Brown Univ., Providence, RI. Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Inst. for International Studies.
Identifiers - Location: South Africa