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Darleen Todd

Looking at the Atlantic Slave Trade Through Different Lenses

Grades: 5th Grade
Subjects: Social Studies

Student Instructions

Create a mic voice over in which you share what you learned about the AST by completing these sentence stems. A historian studying the Atlantic Slave Trade would be interested in the who/what/when/where/why story. Some things they would learn are ... (mention a minimum of 10 different facts you learned about the AST). A geographer would be interested in the locations of where slaves came from?, where they ended up?, and the route of how they got there?... (explain thoroughly by answering those three questions) An economist would be interested in the money trail leading up to and sustaining the trade. They would explain that the Atlantic Slave Trade existed because... (explain thoroughly). A political scientist would be interested in the laws and rules that governed society. They would point out that slavery existed because... This is ALL factual! No opinions or reflections. For the caption use The Atlantic Slave Trade of the 1500s

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

This accompanies the grade 5 textbook, History Alive, chapter 8 entitled: Facing Slavery. http://mcneill5.weebly.com/chapter-8-facing-slavery.html