This teacher's guide to The Soccer Fence: A story of friendship, hope, and apartheid in South Africa contains reading, writing, and literacy activities aligned to Common Core State Standards for grades 2-5. Through this historical fiction picture book, students will learn how the power of sports helped unite South Africans.
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