Unit 5 Nelson Mandela
-a modern hero
Period I Warming up, Pre-reading, and Reading
determined devoted mean Generous
He wrote the Bible in English so all could Read it. He died for his ideas but his work was later used in the Bible.
William Tyndale (1494-1536) Britain
He fought against the German Nazis and Japanese invaders during WWII. He worked in China as a doctor and saved many Chinese soldiers.
Norman Bethune (1890-1939) Canada
He founded the first Republic in China in 1911 after many years’ fighting. He Strongly believed in the three principles:nationalism; people’s rights; people’s livelihood.
Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925) China
He gave up a rich way for his ideas and fought for his country to be free from the UK in a peaceful way. He is called “Father of India”.
Gandhi (1869-1948) India
1940 completed law degree 1944 formed ANC Youth League
1952 Set up law office to help poor black people in Johannesburg 1962 sentenced to five years hard labour
1963 ANC began to blow up buildings 1964-1990 stayed in the prison 1993 won the Nopel Peace Prize 1994 became President of South Africa
Para 1 Black people’s rights Para 2 Elias’ Self-introduction Para 3 Mandela helped Elias Para 5 Elias’ true feeling and actions Para 7 Elias’ trouble –Poor education and job Pare 4 and 6 Mandela’s speeches
Step IV Skimming
1. Who is Elias?
2. Why did Elias need help from Nelson Mandela?
Because he had very little education and he can’t get a passbook to live in Johannesburg.
He is a poor black worker in south African.
3. What advice did Mandela give to Elias?
Mandela told Elias how to get the correct papers so he could stay in Johannesburg.
4. What organization did Elias join?
ANC Youth League Paragraph 5
5. How is the life of black people in South Africa?
6. Why did he support violence when he did not agree with it?
Because he knew it would help us achieve our dream of making black and white people.
True or False? ? 1.Elias went to see Nelson Mandela when he was in trouble. T ? 2.Elias left school because the school was F too far from his home. F ? 3.Nelson Mandela helped him keep his job. T ? 4.Elias trusted Nelson Mandela and he joined the ANC Youth League.T ? 5.Elias was willing to blow up government F buildings. ? 6.Nelson Mandela thought violence was a good way to help black people. F
1.He was only in school for______years and left school because two his family couldn’t continue to pay____________________ the school fees and _________________. the bus fare
2.He didn’t have a(n) __________________ in Johannesburg and there there. was afraid of ________ _______________ losing his job and leaving
turned toMandela for help and later joined the 3.He__________ ______________________. ANC Youth League
4.He helped Mandela to ____________some blow up government__________to buildings help achieve their dream.
About Nelson Mandela About the black
black lawyer 5.He used to be a(n) _______________who gave help to legal problems _____________________ poor black people on their_____________________.
6.He set up the ANC Youth League and called on the black to equal rights fight for ________________.
their leaders 7.They couldn’t_________ vote or choose___________________.
8.They could not getthe ________they jobs wanted and were sent to live the poorest parts of South Africa. in ____________________
rights at all. 9.They had almost no _________
10.They had to answer___________________________. violence with violence
Role- playing Suppose that you were Mandela, with the help of the textbook ,try to give a speech to the black people to encourage them to fight against unfairness in the law.
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. Martin Luther King
Read the rest of Elias story on P38