Lesson Plan

Slave Narratives: Constructing U.S. History Through Analyzing Primary Sources

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Learners access oral histories that contain slave narratives from the Library of Congress. They describe the lives of former slaves, sample varied individual experiences and make generalizations about their research in journal entries.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Create an interdisciplinary project between language arts and social studies
Pros
  • Provides additional resources for more research
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