This activity includes 2 primary source letters that Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Banneker exchanged regarding slavery and human equality. It is excellent for allowing your students to analyze an early debate on slavery and includes both printable and Google Docs versions
Included in the download are printable versions of the 2 letters, a worksheet of critical thinking questions, an answer key, and a link to the editable Google Docs version.
The worksheet features 8 open-ended questions based on the two letters. The questions are written to get students to understand the thinking of the two great men and think critically about the content. An answer key is provided for your convenience.
Finally, the printable PDF worksheet includes a link to access the Google Docs version of this activity which can be used if you're in a paperless classroom or just want to provide the resource through Google Classroom!
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