Lesson details


Social Studies


Settlement of North America


Cultural Clashes

Recommended Technology: 

None required, but the lesson can be adapted to use technology to complete the lesson progression.

Other instructional materials or notes: 

Velma Maia Thomas, Lest We Forget.
Sheets of Manila Paper for T-Charts
Notebook Paper

  • Pencils
  • Candles and Candleholders
  • Matches
  • Student Journals
  • Art Supplies (Colored Pencils, Crayons, Markers, Plain White Paper)

“The Voices of Slavery”

Multiple days
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

The relations between Africans and those who conquered them would was complicated. Forced to come to a strange country, slaves had vastly different experiences than their white masters in the 18th and 19th centuries. This lesson attempts to shed light on how different people might interpret different documents.

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