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1. Social Studies. . .Okay, I know I'm preaching to the choir, but pppst.com is always a good place to start when looking for activities in your classroom on any lesson. This particular page focuses on South Africa.

2. Social Studies.... Inspired by Nelson Mandela, who has inspired most of the world, this site has a variety of reading activiites. They help to introduce one of South Africa's most famous people to young readers.

3. Social Studies.... More about Nelson Mandela, but this time for older students.

4. Literature ..... Learning to Give has a folks tale from South Africa called The Collared Crow, The Ostrich - Egg Wife, and Selekana and the River God.

5. Literature ..... In need of even more South African Folk Tales? This 1910 collection by James A Honey, M.D. is really big.

6. Art ........ Art and Activiites has several lessons inspired by South Africa including Zulu shields and masks, Ndebele clay bowls, Kalahari paintings and Ndebele hand print art.

7. Art ........ If you are not familiar with the Ndebele people and their art, it is time to discover them. Their patterns are geometric, bold and decorate everything from homes to cars and bicycles. So, check out this link by Debi West to get more background information and inspiration.

8. Art ........ Hand enough Ndebele art yet? This Teachnology lesson has more background and is for older students.

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