Theatre 104: Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa The Musical

Miriam Makeba: Mama Africa the Musical tells the life story of South African recording artist Miriam Zenzi Makeba.  Makeba brought the sounds of Africa to the western world in a dramatic fashion.  Makeba’s magical voice brought her international success, which outlined her activism in helping to bring down apartheid in her homeland.  For 31 years she lived in exile enduring many personal tragedies including the death of her mother and only daughter.  Despite her heartaches, she continued the fight to free South Africa from the grips of oppression.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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