Slave narratives: A genre study

In this lesson, students will read selected excerpts from slave narratives, determining common characteristics of the genre. Students will then write their own slave narratives as a slave from their region of North Carolina, researching for historical accuracy and incorporating elements of the slave narrative genre to demonstrate understanding.

Author
Dayna Durbin Gleaves
Organization Affiliation
LearnNC
Time
4 or 5 days
Grade Level
Lesson Plan Subjects