This handout provides students with space to practice annotations and note-taking. Students read a primary source account of the African slave trade and the Middle Passage. Excellent practice for Common Core State Standards. Ideal for US History and English classes. For older students - contains graphic information.
Recommended use: Model how you would like students to annotate on the first paragraph. Discuss sensitive language and purpose for studying this document. Provide minimum expectations for annotation, and give students time in class to read and annotate. Discuss the document in greater detail the next day, making connections to your curriculum.