There are many books related to Slavery in America that can help students better visualize and understand the time period. Some short picture books can be used as a whole class read-alouds, where other longer books can be used as longer novel studies. In this activity, students will create a plot summary of the book using visuals and descriptions. Students should describe the main events and details from the beginning, middle and end of the story in a narrative storyboard of about 6-8 cells using images and text to recreate scenes from the book.
Here are some examples of literature that relate to Slavery in America:
Grade Level 4-6
Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: Plot Diagrams and Narrative ArcsCommon Core Standards
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Objective: Summarize the story in a 4-8 cell storyboard describing the main events in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
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