Finding Freedom: Teacher Resources
Use the links below to access modular activities and ready-made worksheets to help your students dig deeper into the stories of people of African descent in the colonial and Revolutionary Eras. Each Unit is supported by one of the Big Ideas essays, as well as by the Finding Freedom Glossary. Primary Source activities are woven throughout Units 2-8. Activities are geared towards students at the middle school level, but are written to support teacher flexibility in increasing or decreasing the challenge as appropriate for your students. See how these activities fit into national history standards using the Standards Alignment Chart.
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Standards Alignment Chart
Unit 2: Eighteenth Century African American Identities
Unit 3: Slavery in American Life
Unit 4: Agency and Resistance
Unit 5: Slavery and Revolutionary Ideals
Unit 6: Choosing Sides
Unit 7: Wartime Experiences
Unit 8: After the War
Finding Freedom Primary Sources
Finding Freedom: Big Ideas
Finding Freedom Glossary
Finding Freedom Interactive: Explore the stories of African American men and women in war-torn Virginia.Explore Online