This Slave Narratives and Spirituals unit also includes:
Slave narratives and spirituals tell the stories of and preserve the history of generations of African Americans. A five-day interdisciplinary unit brings to life the voices and experiences of these people as class members listen to the songs and read the words of slaves and former slaves.
- Present the unit during Black History Month or as part of a study of the American Civil War and of slavery
- An interdisciplinary unit designed for 11th grade American Lit, American History, and music history classes
- No link is provided to spirituals for study: instructors must select and create their own CD, tape, or PowerPoint
- The 44-page packet includes a daily schedule for the five-day unit, all required materials, and links to referenced research sites