History 8-1, Assignment Four, Slavery

Asignment Four

Slavery

Deadline,Jan. 06, 80 points

 

What steps were taken to ensure the continuance of slavery?
What steps were taken to reduce the power and rights of enslaved people?
In what ways did slavery affect the British / American colonies?

An image of slaves processing tobacco

Image of enslaved people processing tobacco in Virginia, 1670.

 

Description

See the printed assignment for instructions.

Objectives

Students will identify and explain the effects of slavery.

Instructions

Students will complete a two or three paragraph short essay in response to each of the questions on the assignment sheet.

Essential questions

What was done to ensure the continuance of slavery?

What steps were taken to reduce the power and rights of enslaved people?

In what ways did slavery affect the British / American colonies?

Rubric

100%
The essay addressed the subject clearly.
The essays explained how the subject related to Colonial America.
The essays answered the subject questions.
Information in the essay was accurate.
Use of language - syntax, grammar, punctuation, capitalization - was correct.

90%
The essay did not address the subject clearly.
The essay explained how the subject related to Colonial America.
The essays approximately answered the subject questions.
Information in the essays was generally accurate.
Use of language - syntax, grammar, punctuation, capitalization - was generally correct.

80%
The essay did not address the subject clearly.
The essays showd an attempt to explain how the subject related to Colonial America, but did not develop the ideas thoroughly.
The essays approximately answered the subject questions, but errors were common.
Information in the essay was generally accurate.
Use of language - syntax, grammar, punctuation, capitalization - contained some errors.

70%
The essay did not address the subject clearly.
The essay failed to explain how the subject related to British colonial America.
The essays did not adequately answer the questions.
Information in the essay contained frequent errors.
Use of language - syntax, grammar, punctuation, capitalization - was poor.

 

Links you will use with this assignment

A copy of the assignment

Click here to view a printed copy of this assignment.

Other online files

Click here to view the PowerPoint file about slavery we used in class.

Chapter Six of the class textbook.

Click here to view the video we used in class about the lives of enslaved people.