Daily Lessons for Teaching Up from Slavery

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 144 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Up from Slavery Lesson Plans

Lesson 1 (from A Slave Among Slaves)


A Slave Among Slaves

Booker T. Washington is born a slave and, as a young boy, lives and works with other slaves on a plantation. The objective of this lesson is to better understand the challenges of life as a slave.


1. Class Discussion - Where and when is Booker T. Washington born? Who are his parents? Where does he live on the plantation? What type of work does he do as a child? What do other slaves do on the plantation?

2. Writing Assignment - Describe, in detail, Booker's various duties as a child slave. Then, compare and contrast his chores with any chores you were responsible for as a young child.

3. Small Group Activity - On the plantation, Booker worked hard, lacked material things, and lived in difficult conditions, but he found strength in his family life and community. In small groups, summarize what the...

(read more Daily Lessons)

This section contains 5,388 words
(approx. 18 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Up from Slavery Lesson Plans
Up from Slavery from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook