Abolitionist Movement Teacher Resources
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Frederick Douglass- Mini Biography
Before delving deeper into the writings of Frederick Douglass or the abolitionist movement, provide some historical background for your pupils with this brief video and gain a more complete understanding of Douglass' vision for a world...
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 11
New ReviewAs part of a study of how writers structure their text so that readers understand events, class members do a close reading of “Is It Lawful to Make Slaves of Others Against Their Will?”, a chapter in Aronson and Budhos' Sugar Changed the...
9th CCSS: Designed
Running for Freedom: The FUgitive Slave law and the Coming of the Civil War
In order to understand the complicated nature of slave laws during the Civil War, learners compare and contrast an abolitionist poster and a runaway slave ad. They use an attached worksheet to consider each primary source document, then...
8th - 10th
Plantation life in the 1840s: A slave's description
The Solomon Northrup Narrative provides class members a chance to investigate plantation life from the point of view of a slave. A provided guided-reading worksheet encourages readers to think deeply about the institution of slavery, the...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed