Teaching Resources for Your Classroom
Colonial Williamsburg offers a variety of quality instructional materials to help you teach students about life in early America, including the following:
UNDER AFRICAN SKIES
Stories in the African American Tradition
Stories and music were essential to African culture and to the African American
culture forcibly transplanted into the New World. This recording, with a special
narration by "Roots" author Alex Haley, brings together the stories of these
uprooted Africans and some of their music. CD. $17.95. To order, call 1-800-761-8331
or email email@example.com.
EAR TO EAR
The Passage of African Music through American Slavery
This stirring CD recreates the lost and forgotten music performed by Africans in the 18th century, following the transformation of their unique music as they moved in forced bondage from Africa to the Caribbean and finally to America. Enhanced CD. $17.95. To order, call 1-800-761-8331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ON HISTORY: SLAVE'S BAG
Hands on History Object Kit
Grades 38, $99.00. To order, call 1-800-761-8331 or email email@example.com.
SLAVERY IN COLONIAL AMERICA
Slavery in Colonial America
Explore slavery's pervasive influence across the American colonies. This unit includes lessons on the transatlantic slave trade, slave labor and regional economies , slavery and the law, African American culture and life under slavery, and the beginnings of the antislavery movement.
Grades 412, 136 pages, CD-ROM with PDF files and six MP3 music files. $19.95.
To order, call 1-800-761-8331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.