Letters of Freedom-Letters of Bondage; Creating a Tableaux Timeline of Slavery In Colonial America

Fifth graders view and discuss images of slavery. They discuss what "freedom" means to them. They imagine they are historians and have just uncovered journal entries. One is missing, and students write an entry for the missing day. They write a persuasive letter supporting the end of slavery in America. In groups, 5th graders create a tableaux depicting universal themes that can be applied to colonial America.

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Grade
5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
14 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Technology
Video
Year
2002
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