This Voices from the Trans‐Atlantic Slave Trade activity & project also includes:
Young historians trace the roots of African slavery and learn about the causes and effects of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade through a PowerPoint presentation and by reading and discussing excerpts from the book Copper Sun.
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- Consider using this resource as part of an interdisciplinary unit, with collaboration between English and social studies instructors on the book Copper Sun
- It is important to approach this topic with great care and careful consideration, as it can be a very sensitive subject for young learners
- Includes interesting journaling assignment where learners assume the role of an African and detail their life before and after being sold into slavery
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