The Day Gogo Went to Vote

The Day Gogo Went to Vote Download The Day Gogo Went To Vote By Elinor Sisulu Natureexplore Illustrated In Rich Pastels, This Child S Eye View Of An Important Milestone In South African History Allows Young Readers To Experience Every Detail Of This Eventful Day The Day Gogo Went to Vote is a very inspirational story about the post apartheid history of South Africa told through the eyes of a little girl Thembi The story really captures the emotion between Thembi and her great grandmother The story covers the election of Nelson Mandela and the struggle to be allowed to vote Even though Thembi great grandmother was elderly, She did not let anything be an excuse for her to miss the first vote I really like how the author and illustrator took all white The Day Gogo Went to Vote is a very inspirational story about the post apartheid history of South Africa told through the eyes of a little girl Thembi The story really captures the emotion between Thembi and her great grandmother The story covers the election of Nelson Mandela and the struggle to be allowed to vote Even though Thembi great grandmother was elderly, She did not let anything be an excuse for
The Day Gogo Went to Vote by Elinor Batezat Sisulu is a picture book about a historical event of voting for the president of South Africa It is seen through the eyes of a little girl named Thembi The story starts off with Thembi talking about how her Gogo means so much to her and what they do together Gogo is Thembi s grandmother who is 100 years old who watches her when her parents go to work The story is placed in 1994 in South Africa when a new government and president is about to b The Day Gogo Went to Vote by Elinor Batezat Sisulu is a picture book about a historical event of voting for the president of South Africa It is seen through the eyes of a little girl named Thembi The story starts off with Thembi talking about how her Gogo means so much to her and what they do together Gogo is Thembi s grandmother who is 100 years old who watches her when her parents go to work The story is placed in 1994 in South Africa when a new government and president is about to be elected Gogo is very old but wants to vote since black people in South Africa have fought for many years for the right to vote and it will be her first time to vote for their own leaders and it could be her last The story continues on Gogo and Thembi s journey on how to get Gogo to go vote since she cannot walk or stand for long This story is a moving testament to the courage of the Sout
This book was about a young girl and her grandma, Gogo, and her grandmother voting Gogo was old and had many experiences in her life, she also had many basic rights denied Nelson Mandela was running for president in South Africa and Gogo was determined to do whatever she had in order to vote The girl s family found someone with a vehicle and the family borrowed the car in order to drive Gogo to the voting location After she voted Gogo felt proud and excited This book is a great book to use This book was about a young girl and her grandma, Gogo, and her grandmother voting Gogo was old and had many experiences in her life, she also had many basic rights denied Nelson Mandela was running for president in South Africa and Gogo was determined to do whatever she had in order to vote The girl s family found someone with a vehicle and the family b
This is the story of one family at the time of the historic 1994 South African elections Told from the point of view of a six year old girl whose great grandmother was going to vote for the firs time in her life in that
This story is set in South Africa in 1994 at the time of the first universal elections It is narrated by Thembi, a young girl growing up in a South African township Thembi tells the story of her elderly grandmother s determination to exercise her newly acquired right to vote I thought this was a beautiful book that tells the complex story of the end of Apartheid in an accessible way The story impresses upon the reader that the right to vote is not something that should be taken for granted This story is set in South Africa in 1994 at the time of the first universal elections It is narrated by Thembi, a young girl growing up in a South African township Thembi tells the story of her elderly grandmother s determination to exercise her newly acquired right to vote I thought this was a beautiful book that tells the complex story of the end of Apartheid in an accessible way The story impresses upon the reader that the right to vote is not something that should be taken for granted We learn that Gogo has waited her whole life in order to vote By telling the story of the 1994 election through Thembi s eyes the event is personalised for the reader It also shows the reader the difference between having the right to vote and being able to vote Thembi s parents encourage Gogo not to travel to the polling station for fear that her health will suffer rather than because they oppose her voting
The Day Gogo Went to Vote is a feel good, historical story about a woman and a great granddaughter Gogo was determined to vote for the future president because she knew it would be her last time She explained to her granddaughter how she did not have these rights in the past because of her skin color The great granddaughter did not fully understand the political side of things for her grandmother but she supported her by being right by her side all the way up until the voting process Gogo is The Day Gogo Went to Vote is a feel good, historical story about a woman and a great granddaughter Gogo was determined to vote for the future president because she knew it would be her last time She explained to her granddaughter how she did not have these rights in the past because of her skin color The great granddaughter did not fully understand the political side of things for her grandmother but she supported her by being right by her side all the way up until the voting p
Born in Zimbabwe, now living in Cape Town, Sisulu s story is one of many in which she works at preserving the stories of her family and community for future generations Having worked at a polling booth during South Africa s first democratic elections, Sisulu wanted to create a story for her sons which would celebrate and commemorate this event for her own ch
Genre fiction based on a true story picture book historical recordTopic election in South Africa, votingTheme the responsibilities and privileges of votingIllustrations The illustrations are dark but colorful They look like pastel sketches They are not highly supportive of the text but they do illustrate key points of the text.Reading level fluentUse read aloud, guided reading, independent readingLiterary Elements dialogueThoughts The Day Gogo Went to Vote is a story based on the 199 Genre fiction based on a true story picture book historical recordTopic election in South Africa, votingTheme the responsibilities and privileges of votingIllustrations The illustrations are dark but colorful They look like pastel sketches They are not highly supportive of the text but they do illustrate key points of
The Day Gogo Went to Vote is a post apartheid South African picture book that commemorates the day black South Africans were allowed to vote and the year Nelson Mandela is elected president The book, told through a child s eye view, is about a young girl named Thembi who accompanies her great grandmother to the polls to vote.What an inspiring story I feel it is most appropriate for children ages 7 10 and deals with themes such as black history, the loving relationship between a great grandmoth The Day Gogo Went to Vote is a post apartheid South African picture book that commemorates the day black South Africans were allowed to vote and the year Nelson Mandela is elected president The book, told through a child s eye view, is about a young girl named Thembi who accompanies her great grandmother to the polls to vote.What an inspiring story I feel it is most appropriate for children ages 7 10 and deals with themes such as black history, the loving relationship between a great grandmother and her great granddaughter, and civil rights The smudged, pastel illustrations are a dreamy complement to the complex, wordy text As a teacher, I would use this book in a
This book is set in South Africa and in 1994, Africans were allowed to vote for the first time The grandmother in the story was the oldest in her town and although she never leaves the house she wanted to vote and was willing to risk her health to vote before she died The town supported her and helped make her dream come true The grandmother showed by example the importance of being a good citizen and making your voice count The illustrations in the book were very dark, with warm tones, and This book is set in South Africa and in 1994, Africans were allowed to vote for the first time The grandmother in the story was the oldest in her town and although she never leaves the house she wanted to vote and was willing to risk her health to vote before she died The town supported her and helped make her dream come true The gra

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  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • The Day Gogo Went to Vote
  • Elinor Sisulu
  • English
  • 11 December 2017
  • 0316702714