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Published: 20/04/2017
Y3 Y4 | Reading comprehension
4 pages

Nelson Mandela – Biography and timeline cards

A biography of Nelson Mandela with a differentiated timeline activity aimed at developing children's comprehension skills. Includes an answer sheet. If you would like to see more of our topical resources download our Teachit Primary year planner.      

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Godwin Owojecho
Godwin Owojecho
This is great. Keep up the good job.
Posted on 25th April 2020
Lynne Kent, Teachit Primary Editor
Lynne Kent, Teachit Primary Editor
Thank you for sharing such positive feedback. We love to hear from our members.
Posted on 25th October 2017
jaya rani
jaya rani
Thank You for this great resource! I have used this resource to teach my students to write a biography. It also has helped in teaching them to retrieve information from text
Posted on 7th October 2017
Lynne Kent, Teachit Primary Editor
Lynne Kent, Teachit Primary Editor
Sounds like a great success! Thank you for using Teachit and sharing your ideas.
Posted on 11th July 2017
Elisabeth Michelini
Elisabeth Michelini
We watched some videos of singers denouncing apartheid and asking to free Mandela through their actions and songs. We tried to match the dates to the events and finally we read Mandela's life to see if our answers were correct.
We read some of his quotations and his speaches and wrote them on a piece of paper to form a collage on a poster. We started debating about the different themes and the meaning of freedom.
Posted on 26th June 2017

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