Second Middle Passage Teacher Resources
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The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
5th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis,...
Man in the Middle: Thomas Day and the Free Black Experience
5th CCSS: Adaptable
How did free and enslaved blacks work to craft freedom for themselves and their families before the Civil War? Young historians read about the life of Thomas Day, a free black man who also owned slaves and had abolitionist ties in...
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
Inference in Literature: The Wizard of Oz
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
We're off to see the wizard! Practice making inferences in literature with two sample paragraphs from L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Each passage provides questions about the pleasantness of the place it describes, and kids...
Excerpt from Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies"
7th - 12th
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,...
Albion Tourgée & the Fight for Civil Rights
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Who was Albion Tourgee? To find out about this amazing man, class groups participate in a jigsaw activity in which they become experts on a particular period during Tourgée’s life and then share what they have learned with a second...
Identifying Primary Source Documents
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Who is Mary Maverick and why is she important? the focus of this, the second in a series of five lessons that are designed to introduce middle schoolers to how historians use primary source documents to understand the past, is on how to...
Touching Spirit Bear: Directed Reading Thinking Activity
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What experiences lead people to change and how do they do it? After reading about Cole's encounter with Touching Spirit Bear, readers complete the second out of a series of five activities to predict future events in the text. The...