slavery playscript
diary-style script for five 17th-century characters, 4 slaves plus ship's captain; reading levels 2 and 3. Designed for class of up to 30 learners as script is like jigsaw puzzle. Plus teacher&'s notes for prompting discussion and writing. About 2 hours&'; work, in one or two sessions. Has been successfully used with KS2 and 3 classes but teacher should consider how to handle emotive issues. Developed in partnership with Merseyside Maritime Museum.


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Created: Aug 11, 2008

Updated: Mar 6, 2013

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