A powerpoint designed to allow students to look for reasons that the slave trade, and slavery, ended. The powerpoint is differentiated for higher and lower abilities, and the higher ppt has a task to explain why some people liked slavery. Part of the powerpoint is about Wilberforce and Equiano, students have to match their achievements - these are listed.
A worksheet differentiated for the higher-, medium- and lower-ability students, containing reasons for the abolition of the slave trade, and slavery itself.
Could be used as a card sort or a colour-coded worksheet. Students can decide which factors help to end the slave trade, slavery itself, or both.
Students can sort for political, economic social and cultural reasons.
Students are invited to make decisions on the most important 3 reasons at the end of the sorting. This can lead to lively debate.