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Slave Trade Day
In this Slave Trade Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing.
5th - 10th English Language Arts
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
The History and Legacy of U.S. Slavery
Students examine the institution of slavery in the United States. In this slavery lesson plan, 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
The Slave Trade
When studying the slave trade in early American and world history, use this document to expose your learners to the abhorrent conditions that existed on slave ships. Read through two first-person accounts of the enslavement process, including capture, and the actual grueling journey on a slave ship.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Streams of Time Lesson Plan: Visually Organizing the History of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Middle schoolers read, The Transatlantic Slave Trade, and then in teams, focus on one section of the essay. They write down key events and dates, with a brief description of each, and organize it chronologically onto a timeline.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
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
New Review History and Memory Worksheet
What is the difference between what we remember of the past and how that is eventually interpreted as history? After reading a quote that posits an answer to this question, learners complete a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the concepts of history and memory.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
ESL Holiday Lessons: Abolition of Slavery Day
In this language skills worksheet, learners 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 English Language Arts
New Review Voices from the Trans‐Atlantic Slave Trade
Young historians trace the roots of African slavery and learn about the causes and effects of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade through a PowerPoint presentation and by reading and discussing excerpts from the book Copper Sun.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Legacies of the Middle Passage
Students research the Atlantic slave trade during the 18th century. In this slave trade lesson plan, students read a narrative about colonial expansion in the Americas and the rise of slavery in the United States. Students write down what they know about the Atlantic slave trade in the 18th Century and answer questions in the form of an essay, narrative, or a journal entry.
6th - 7th English Language Arts
How Slavery Changed Attitudes and Cultures
Young scholars study the impact of the Transatlantic slave trade. In this slavery lesson, students read activity and artifact materials to determine how the slave trade impacted carnival and racist attitudes that still exist.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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
Western Civilizations, Chapter 17: Enlightenment
Use primary sources to authenticate your historians' experience of western civilizations! This documents-analysis tool is one of many learning strategies included in this online resource, which covers ancient to modern history. This section has scholars examining four documents (not included, but named) involved in the philosophies, art movements, and scientific progress during the period of Enlightenment.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History