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Born a Crime


Curipod generated lesson: "Born a Crime ". #11-13

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In one word, describe the main theme of the book 'Born a Crime'
2. Slide
60 seconds
Trevor Noah's autobiography Born a Crime tells the story of growing up in apartheid-era South Africa. It explores the challenges faced by Noah and his family due to the country's oppressive laws. The book offers insight into the struggles of growing up in a place where racial divisions were strictly enforced.
Born a Crime: The Story of Trevor Noah
3. Slide
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Apartheid: The system of racial segregation and discrimination in South Africa from 1948 to 1994 that restricted the rights of the majority non-white population. Apartheid Laws: Laws passed during the apartheid era in South Africa that further institutionalized racial segregation and discrimination. Born a Crime: A memoir by South African comedian and actor, Trevor Noah, that focuses on his childhood growing up during the apartheid era in South Africa.
4. Slide
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The title of the book, 'Born a Crime', is a reference to South African law that made it illegal for a white person to have sex with a black person. The book contains a collection of stories revolving around Trevor Noah's childhood experiences of growing up in Apartheid-era South Africa. The book was the first book by an African author to debut at number one on the New York Times bestseller list.
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5. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What do you think are the most important lessons that Trevor Noah teaches in Born a Crime?
6. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
How did Trevor Noah's upbringing in apartheid South Africa shape his perspective on race and identity, and how does he explore these themes throughout his memoir, Born a Crime?
7. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are some of the cultural and political implications of Trevor Noah's memoir "Born a Crime"?
8. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a bunny rabbit sitting in a teacup with an umbrella over his head.
9. Poll
60 seconds
Who is the author of the book 'Born a Crime'?
  • Trevor Noah
  • Barack Obama
  • Michelle Obama
10. Poll
60 seconds
In which city was Trevor Noah born?
  • Johannesburg
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
11. Poll
60 seconds
'Born a Crime' is an autobiography of which famous personality?
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Ellen Degeneres
  • Trevor Noah
12. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw a silly monster with a spaghetti noodle body, ice cream cone horns, and chicken drumstick arms.
13. Poll
60 seconds
What language did Trevor Noah's mother speak that helped him to learn multiple languages?
  • Afrikaans
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu
14. Poll
60 seconds
What was the racial classification given to Trevor Noah at his birth in South Africa?
  • Black
  • Colored
  • White
15. Slide
60 seconds

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