West Indies Teacher Resources
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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,...
Paragons of the West Indies Lesson Plan: Super-Immigrant Stereotypes
9th - 12th
Students examine the demographic profile of Afro-Caribbean immigrants to the United States, their accomplishments, and the problems posed by "super-immigrant" stereotypes in daily life and public policy. They read a narrative and...
The 17th Century: Gateway to the Modern World
49 mins 11th - Higher Ed
The key ideas in this 50-minute video lecture is that commerce and trade transformed the seventeenth century, that wars previously fought over religious beliefs transformed into wars over economic resources, and that the quest for goods...
Tears of Joy Theatre Presents Anansi the Spider
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany the African folktale, Anansi the Spider, with a collection of five lessons, each equipped with supplemental activities. Lessons offer multidisciplinary reinforcement in English language arts, social studies, science, and arts...
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,...
Sir William Pepperrell and His Family by John Singleton Copley
Seven great activities accompany the background information you'll find here. Learners will be introduced to the painting Sir William Pepperrell and His Family by John Singleton Copley. Great information on the painting, the artist, and...