Lesson details

Grade
8
Subject

Social Studies

Topic

Settlement

Subtopic

Settlement and Change

Other instructional materials or notes: 

Materials for Activities:

Activity #1:

Beyond Barbados: Part 5 A Cultural Hearth video segment
The Last Word strategy activity directions

Activity #2:

Birth of a Nation video clip. 

Activity #3:

Harriet Tubman quote (included with lesson plan)

Activity #4:

Denmark Vesey documents (included with lesson plan)
Bussa Rebellion documents (included with lesson plan)
Stono Rebellion documents (included with lesson plan)
David Walker’s Appeal (included with lesson plan)
Claim Statements Reference Page (included with lesson plan)
Claim Statement Cards (included with lesson plan)

Activity #5:

iMovie- Apple devices (iPad, iPhone, etc.)
Windows Moviemaker

Activity #6:

Assessment/Evaluation
The teacher will have students complete a Student Assessment Guide (SAG) to evaluate their engagement and performance during the lesson and their group’s engagement and performance. The SAG will be turned in at the end of class. The assessment should take 5 minutes or less.

Vocabulary:

Slavery, Plantation, Resistance, Bondage, Chattel, Cash Crop, Indentured Servant, Race, Oppression, Social Hierarchy, Revolution

 
 

 

Beyond Barbados Part 5: A Cultural Hearth Lesson Plan

Duration: 
2-3 hours
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Beyond Barbados Part 5- A Cultural Hearth video segment focuses on the rebellions that took place in Barbados and the false “Emancipation” that was presented to enslaved Africans after the rebellions. Lesson Plan 3 will provide activities that will have an intentional focus on the resistance of Africans in Barbados and how the resistance impacted race relations, plantation life, and the economical factors in Barbados.

Identify and compare significant turning points, including the related causes and effects that affect historical continuity and change.

To demonstrate their ability to use the skill of causation, students should:

●  identify significant events that led to change or maintain continuity.

●  evaluate the causes of turning points and how they lead to change or continuity.

●  evaluate the effects of turning points and how they lead to change or continuity.

●  compare the importance of turning points related to causality.

Essential Question: 

What defines a successful revolution?
 
Focus Questions:

  1. How did the economical system in Barbados and South Carolina affect the lives of Africans?
  2. How did the economical system in Barbados and South Carolina impact the social hierarchy in the colonies?

 

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