One Country's Slave Trade

Middle School Lesson Plan

Sept. 29, 2022, 5:06 p.m.

Lesson Plan Middle School LP

One Country's Slave Trade 

Author: Kristine Leach
Grade Level: 6th - 8th grade
Course: Social Studies
Key Words: Slave Trade; Graph and Map skills


This lesson focuses students on one specific country that participated in the slave trade. Students will gather information from the database to document the slave trade for the country they have chosen and will then look at specific data, such as the numbers of enslaved people transported during different time periods and the areas of embarkation and disembarkation. This lesson offers students a more detailed example of the slave trade than would an overview of the slave trade.


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