“The Fiery Trial”

The Fiery Trial Resources for Examination

“Exam Notes” pages ~ hardcopies available in Doc’s classroom.

Digital Interactives on Slavery

Slavery and Freedom @ National Museum of African American History and Culture

Slavery in American @ National Museum of American History

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936 to 1938 @ LoC

Voices from the Days of Slavery @ LoC

The History of American Slavery

Slavery and the Making of America

Whitney Plantation

Understanding Slavery Initiative

Slavery and Remembrance


The Fiery Trial Readings and Assignments

Found Poetry Project and Rubric

Reading: Slavery Comes to America (on GoogleClassroom)

Reading: Conditions of Life in Antebellum Slavery (on GoogleClassroom)

Narratives of Enslaved People

Poems and Slavery in Poetry

Truth and Douglass

Notice and Note Signposts for Non-Fiction:

  • Word Gaps — What words or phrases do I need to look up?
  • Numbers and Stats — Why does the author use these numbers or amounts? What do these numbers help me see?
  • Contrasts and Contradictions — What surprised me? What are the differences between two or more perspectives? Why do the differences matter?

Videos


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