Understanding the Slave Trade

8th grade, chad adkins, primary sources, slave, slave trade, slaves


Chad's lesson is designed to give the students a physical experience that paints a picture of the slave trade. The students will also learn about the life of slaves on plantations. The students will use the knowledge gained about the life of enslaved people to evaluate their quality of life. The students will use primary sources to gain insight into the lives of enslaved people. 

Lesson Plan
Slave Narrative One
Slave Narrative Two
Slave Narrative Three