Class pairs examine eight runaway slave advertisements from the mid-1800s to develop an understanding of the conditions slaves faced and of race relations.
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- For guided practice, work with groups as they conduct their think aloud of a second advertisement
- The activity presumes class members have experience analyzing primary source materials
- The packet includes the primary source documents, an overview of the lesson and background information for the instructor, as well as links to additional materials
- Additional scaffolding is needed for all class members to successfully transition from examining the ads to composing a poem, song, or script on the subject of runaway slaves