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ESL Holiday Lessons: Abolition of Slavery Day
In this language skills activity, students read an article about Abolition of Slavery Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
7th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 45 Downloads
The Log Book of a Connecticut Slave Trade Ship
Seventh graders investigate the slave trade. In this Middle Passage activity, 7th graders read excerpts of ship logs from Connecticut Slave Trade ships. Students respond to the provided analysis questions based on the logs.
7th Social Studies & History 6 Views 17 Downloads
Excerpt from Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies"
Use the power of primary sources to help young historians understand the conditions Africans endured while being shipped during the slave trade. After reading an excerpt from Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies, learners create a semantic map showing the various challenges of this experience.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 66 Downloads
The African Slave Trade: From West Africa to South Carolina and Beyond
Eighth graders explore the African slave trade. They identify the principal figures practicing the African slave trades at three locations. Students draw the physical routes of the slave trade on a map and they list the reasons for the slave trade.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
The African Slave Trade
Provide your class with a look of the scope and context of the African Slave Trade. Graphic images of lynchings, injuries from whippings, and slave auctions will leave viewers agape with horror and ready to discuss the question on the final slide: "Does slavery exist anywhere in the world today?
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 11 Views 34 Downloads
The History and Legacy of U.S. Slavery
Students examine the institution of slavery in the United States. In this slavery instructional activity, students watch "Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North," and discuss reparations legislation in the United States. Students debate reparations legislation and write position papers on the topic.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 55 Downloads
African Slaves in Haiti
Sixth graders examine how Africans were treated in the Caribbean and Haiti after reading about the Atlantic Slave Trade. From a multicultural information passage, they complete a time line on Toussiant L-Ouverture and write an obituary.
6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 26 Downloads
The Tragedy of Slavery and Its Aftermath, in Beloved: Establishing Contexts for Understanding
Learners examine the history of slavery, and the evolution of the transatlantic slave trade. They watch a video on slavery, read essays, and organize and develop a 15-minute presentation on the history of slavery.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 26 Downloads
Slave Trade Memorial
Students develop a memorial to the slave who endured the Middle Passage. In this slavery memorial lesson, student culminate a unit of study about slavery by creating a memorial for Africans who traveled the Middle Passage to slavery. They develop an inscription for a plaque that tells about the Middle Passage, the economic factors that contributed to slavery and describes the terrible conditions on the ships.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 4 Views 36 Downloads
The Atlantic Slave Trade
For this geography worksheet, students complete 2 graphic organizers by noting how 4 situations led to development of the Atlantic slave trade and noting 4 consequences of the Atlantic slave trade. Students also write a descriptive paragraph utilizing 2 related vocabulary terms.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 23 Views 117 Downloads
The Age of Early European Explorations & Conquests
Your students' world will literally take shape in this presentation, which chronicles the growing edges of the (flat) earth during European Exploration of New Worlds. Dias, da Gama, Magellean, and Columbus are key players in this game of navigational chess, and students will be interested to see where each piece lands.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 42 Views 240 Downloads
Writing Exercises: African Civilizations II
Reading and writing often go together. After reading a material related to the great civilizations of ancient Africa use this worksheet to solidify students comprehension. There are 3 short answer questions related to Islam in Africa, the importance of African trade routes, and the African Kingdoms.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 7 Views 50 Downloads
Jeopardy: History Review
Wow, chapter one must be really long! The history review game that your class is about to play covers concepts that range from the Enlightenment and the Crusades, to the Conquistadors and the slave trade. There is a lot of information here, which makes this a great Jeopardy style review tool.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 27 Downloads
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 430 Views 324 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Africa, Africans, and Film
Students examine the impact the Atlantic Slave Trade had on Africa and the African people, through the analysis of literature and film. They identify the geographic regions of Africa and locate selected African countries, countries that are used as later case studies in the examination the legacy of slavery and colonialism
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 68 Downloads
How African Slaves Arrived In America
Students explore US history by completing an ancestry activity. In this slavery lesson, students research Internet sites and identify the slave trade routes used several hundred years ago. Students create a timeline based on African American slavery and read several biographies of former slaves.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 34 Views 114 Downloads