This lesson is part of a larger unit that documents the life of a slave from captivity to freedom (see link below).
How did slaves cope with the evils of slavery? Students absolutely love this lesson because it is inspirational and they try to decode secret messages in slave spirituals.
This lesson is guaranteed to have your students engaged. Due to the content, your students won't even realize the high level of rigor.
Your students will be asked level 2 and 3 Depth of Knowledge Questions (DOK). This lesson aligns with Common Core Standards for both ELA and Social Studies, questions are aligned with the Common Core released questions. Students will also practice Speaking and Listening Skills aligned with ELA Common Core Standards
This lesson has also been differentiated for EL students and students with learning disabilities.
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Slavery: A Documented Journey from Captivity to Freedom
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