Second Middle Passage Teacher Resources

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The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis,...
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Middle Passage Crossword

For Students 5th - 7th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students read 9 clues related to the African slave trade and the middle passage. Students complete the crossword by solving the clues.
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Man in the Middle: Thomas Day and the Free Black Experience

For Teachers 5th Standards
How did free and enslaved blacks work to craft freedom for themselves and their families before the Civil War? Young historians read about the life of Thomas Day, a free black man who also owned slaves and had abolitionist ties in...
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Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
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Inference in Literature: The Wizard of Oz

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
We're off to see the wizard! Practice making inferences in literature with two sample paragraphs from L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Each passage provides questions about the pleasantness of the place it describes, and kids...
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Orient the Reader by Establishing a Situation and a Point of View

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Good writers are a lot like fishermen: they know how to hook their readers. The second lesson of this series teaches learners how to grab the attention of their audience while introducing characters and establishing a context. Take time...
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Excerpt from Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies"

For Students 7th - 12th
Use the power of primary sources to help young historians understand the conditions Africans endured while being shipped during the slave trade. After reading an excerpt from Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies,...
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Create College-Ready Readers with Text-Dependent Questions

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Build content literacy and cater to the Common Core State Standards by creating text-dependent questions to accompany reading passages.
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Narrative or Expository?

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Narrative or expository? That is the question readers face on a two-part comprehension activity that asks kids to read a short passage about these two different types of writing, and then to answer a series of comprehension questions...
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Anne of Avonlea

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers read a passage from Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Avonlea and identify three details from the passage that show Anne is nervous as she faces her middle schoolers for the first time.
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Narrative Writing Unit

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Each one of the learners in your class has a story to tell, so help them learn the most efficient and organized way to tell their tale. A thorough unit on narrative writing addresses the writing process, grammar, story structure,...
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High School Language Arts Worksheet

For Students 9th - 11th
How savvy are your high school readers? This activity contains a little bit of everything. The prompts ask pupils to identify the main idea, draw conclusions, and summarize passages. In addition, they must use context to determine the...
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Analyze a Character's Development by Examining the Impact of Setting

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How does an author make a character, and what effect does that effort have on the piece of literature as a whole? Tackle these questions and more with the video, slides, and guided notes provided here. The narrator of the video zooms in...
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Identifying Primary Source Documents

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Who is Mary Maverick and why is she important? the focus of this, the second in a series of five lessons that are designed to introduce middle schoolers to how historians use primary source documents to understand the past, is on how to...
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Touching Spirit Bear: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What experiences lead people to change and how do they do it? After reading about Cole's encounter with Touching Spirit Bear, readers complete the second out of a series of five activities to predict future events in the text. The...
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Analyze how an Author Develops Characters' Perspectives

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
A close reading of a text leads to a deeper understanding overall. Look closely at point of view and character perspectives in Edith Wharton's "Mrs. Manstey's View," and use these resources to support your lesson! The narrator models...
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Oliver Twist

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers demonstrate their ability to summarize by crafting a summary of a passage from Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist. Oh that Dickens should be so laconic.
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What Causes Wind?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through watching several classic air pressure demonstrations, middle schoolers determine that high pressure areas move toward lower pressure areas, heated air causes a drop in pressure, and forces exist when pressures are unequal. By...
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The Eastern Mediterranean

For Students 6th - 8th
For this Eastern Mediterranean worksheet, students complete eleven passages by filling in missing words and phrases without using a word bank.
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"The Three Billy Goats Gruff:" Retelling the Story

For Teachers K - 2nd
Youngsters retell the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. They write a sentence for speech bubbles for a character in the story, identify the phrases that can be used for retelling a story, and in small groups write a sentence for the...
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The Gulf War

For Students 7th - 12th
Teach your class about the Gulf War with an informational passage. Pupils read the one-page text and respond to four questions on the next page. 
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Worksheet: The Geological Time Scale

For Students 6th - 9th
After reading a passage about geological time and fossil evidence, Earth historians write answers to six questions about what they learned. They are also directed to design a board game that would teach players about the geological time...
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Vocabulary Preview for Reading Passages

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students fill in the blanks in 8 sentences with words from the word list. These have no theme or connection.
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Women In Space: Sally Ride

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Second graders explore the life and accomplishments of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Through reading and discussion, they recall details from Sally Ride's life. 

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