This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Henry Delany was a slave as a child. The Delanys had been slaves on a Georgia plantation and worked as "house slaves" for the Mock family. Discuss the concept of slavery, how it affected the Delanys, how the families reacted when slavery was abolished and how it affected Henry Delany throughout his life. Also discuss how slavery affected Henry and Nanny's children.
1) 1. Class discussion: Like many African...
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