You can download these lesson plans, including a discussion guide by clicking on the links below. These lessons meet national teaching standards and they focus on three thematic areas: Identity, Muslims in Early Americaand the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Materials are suitable for grade levels 9 through 12 in the subjects of history, geography, language arts, and arts. Two 50 minute class periods are typically required to cover the lesson plan.
A website dedicated to Prince Among Slaves, www.princeamongslaves.org, has extensive educational material to supplement your teaching needs. The course material, including images and videos, is grouped into 3 modules that are organized in an easy-to-access outline format.
- Muslims In Early America
- The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
These lesson plans and curriculum were made possible with the generous support of theNational Endowment for the Humanities.