Lesson Plan

Fighting For Freedom: The Stono Rebellion and Free Frank McWhorter

Travel back in time to the Stono Rebellion. Young historians research historical figures who played a role in African Americans' fight to escape slavery. Scholars research material, complete handouts, participate in group discussion, and complete an exit ticket to finish the lesson. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils write a journal entry from the perspective of an enslaved person 
  • Create a visual board that represents the African Americans who endured slavery 
Classroom Considerations
  • Section one of a three-part series titled Becoming US - Resistance 
  • The resource provides all the materials needed to complete the lesson 
  • Research is easy to conduct in pairs or individually 
  • None
Common Core