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The Tragedy of Slavery and Its Aftermath, in Beloved: Establishing Contexts for Understanding
Students 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
The Atlantic Slave Trade
In 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 24 Views 118 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 55 Views 250 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 activity 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 8 Views 51 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 477 Views 356 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Social Studies: Empathy for Slaves
Fourth graders listen to the book, From Slave Ship to Freedom Road and discuss how they felt while it was being read. They choose feeling words and write paragraphs about their own experiences. Students observe a slave sale poster and describe how they might have felt.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
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 19 Views 69 Downloads
How African Slaves Arrived In America
Students explore US history by completing an ancestry activity. In this slavery lesson plan, 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
The European Conquest of the Americas
Witness the birth of the Americas in this presentation, which details the European Explorers who contributed to adding vital details on our modern-day maps. Viewers' worlds will literally expand after seeing the results of Cortes and the Astecs, Pizarro and the Incas, and the expansion of European power into North, South, and Latin America.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 17 Views 83 Downloads
Spanish Conquest of South America
Have your class consider what life in South America would have been like if it were colonized by a country other than Spain. This presentation provides information on the influences and effects of Spanish exploration and colonization of South America.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 11 Downloads
RUNAWAY JOURNEYS MIGRATION
Students analyze the influences on urban life in the early and late 19th century, different economic, cultural, and social characteristics of slavery after 1800, the rise of racial hostility, and the ending of the Atlantic slave trade.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Exploring the Triangle Trade and The Middle Passage
Pupils explore the economic factors surrounding slavery in the United States, such as the Triangle Trade. For this American History lesson, students analyze primary sources such as narrative accounts and pictures, to gather information about the Middle Passage and the slave trade in the United States.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 34 Downloads