We found 3,303 reviewed resources for slavery
Booker T. Washington: Up From Slavery
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Read Booker T. Washington's inspiring story about arriving at his name with a short reading passage from his autobiography, Up From Slavery. After class members read the excerpt, they answer two reading comprehension questions about the...
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Slavery Past and Present
3rd - 6th
Research characteristics of slavery during the 19th century by reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Also view several informational texts, pictures, story illustrations, and primary source documents. Pupils write an expository...
George Moses Horton: Slavery from a Poet's Perspective
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading about the life of George Moses Horton, the first slave to publish anti-slavery poetry, learners will recall his major accomplishments, provide a summary of the obstacles he faced, and identify common aspects of the...
Slavery and Free Negroes, 1800 to 1860
4th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
What was life like for enslaved and free black people before the American Civil War? Explore the building tension between states and the freedom of individuals with a thorough social studies lesson. Learners of all ages explore primary...
The Right to Workers in United States
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"There are more people in slavery now that at any other time in human history." To raise awareness and understanding of modern-day slavery, class groups research the various forms of slavery, including human trafficking, read and reflect...
Seeking Historical Detectives to Discover Who Was John Brown?
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians act as detectives in order to examine the characteristics of controversial abolitionist John Brown in the 1850s, working to identify his ultimate mission regarding slavery and the larger impact he had on the Civil War.
Sequencing of Events in the Slave Narrative of Henry "Box" Brown
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What steps did Henry "Box" Brown take while planning his own escape from slavery? Learners work in groups to analyze segments of Brown's narrative and identify the sequence of the most important events of his story.
“What Slaves Are Taught To Think Of The North”
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Challenge the assumptions class members may have about slavery with this excerpt from Harriet Ann Jacobs' narrative, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Included in the packet are text-based and discussion questions based on the reading.
The Quilting Connection....a Teaching Unit on Slavery, the Underground Railroad And Quilting
6th - 8th
Learners research the Internet, read designated books and selection, participate in discussions and write short reports while completing this series of lessons about slavery and the Underground Railroad. As a final project, they design a...
An Overview of Slavery through Rotating Stations
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a fantastic activity where your class members will learn about the institution of slavery through a series of well-designed learning stations, which include several types of sources and mediums such as poetry, music, video, and...