The amazing autobiography of Nelson Mandela. It is a long book, but very inspiring. If you feel like you don't really know South African history of apartheid this book is the way to read about it. Mandela's story and his ability to forgive will inspire and amaze.
As a tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, I am offering the Nelson Mandela Reading Activities FREE for a limited time. This is taken from the Historical Heroes Packet - which includes biographies of eight worldwide heroes. This biography on Nelson Mandela includes reading comprehension activities, answer key and graphic organizer. 8 Pages. Appropriate for grades 3-5.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - Nelson Mandela. (Born 18 July 1918) is a South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before being elected President, Mandela was a militant anti-apartheid activist, and the leader and co-founder of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC).
In addition to the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards, including honorary degrees from more than 50 universities worldwide. In 2001, he became the first living person to be made an honorary Canadian citizen, and he was the last person to receive the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union. #PadreMedium
Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. The abridged, children's version of his autobiography plus lesson plans, pre/post reading questions, and additional activities to learn about Nelson Mandela for kids.