A simple analysis is a great way to introduce students to the basic elements of the Slave Trade. It's important that students understand the background of this industry in order to understand America's responses to it. By creating a spider map, students will be able to answer several questions and create a visualization of their response along with the written description. This activity asks students to answer the 5Ws in relation to the Slave Trade.
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Create a spider map that answers the 5 Ws for the Slave Trade: Who, What, When, Where, and Why.
Grade Level 6-12
Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)
Type of Assignment Individual or Group
Type of Activity: 5 Ws of Social Studies and History