Grade 6 : A Biography of Nelson Mandela

Writing skills are an important part of communication. It also provides guides for specific pieces of writing that you may need to produce, whether at school, university, or in the work place.

Understanding that writing is one of the most important transferable skills, Mr. Durgesh Kr. Singh, English Teacher, taught the students of Grade 6 to write a biography. They prepared a chart paper presentation of Nelson Mandela’s biography following which they gave a short oral presentation on Mandela’s life based on their chart paper presentation.

Learning Outcome:

  1. They got to know more about the life of Nelson Mandela, make sense of the events in his life and to communicate the important personal statement about his life, the problems he faced, his philosophy and the political unrest in his times.
  2. They learnt the skills of writing a Purpose Statement to help focus and guide their efforts in writing a biography
  3. They learnt to work in a team.
  4. They practiced their language skills through oral presentation.
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