Childhood slavery in North Africa

This lesson sequence for 14-17 year old students with severe learning and physical needs was written by Scott Harper from Pen-Y-Bryn Senior Special School in Swansea.

Overall enquiry question

What were the living conditions of plantation slave children like?

Learning objectives

  • understand basic concepts of freedom and slavery
  • understand how slaves would have lived
  • tie in with social skills curriculum


Lesson plans (PDF, 0.49Mb)

Sources (PDF, 1.01Mb)

Contextual essay (PDF, 0.13Mb)