Black History Month resource: Apartheid

Learn about apartheid

Part of our series of Black History Month resources to educate and engage your class

During Black History Month, as well as celebrating Black achievements, we think about the racism Black people experience in the past and the present day.

In this resource, suitable for reading ages of 7-12, students learn about apartheid. This resource includes:

  • A rich, descriptive text.  Students read a summary of the topic rich in challenging Tier 2 vocabulary.
  • Wordsearch.  They then search for the vocabulary (which is provided alongside definitions and in-context examples) in a wordsearch.
  • Questions and points of discussion.  These can be used as a writing exercise or as prompts for class discussions.

You may also be interested in sharing our other Black History Month resources with your classes:

  • Muhammad Ali  – learn about the Black American’s achievements in the boxing ring and as an activist for Black rights.
  • The Harlem Renaissance  – discover the history and impact of this Black cultural movement (suitable for reading ages 14+).

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