Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Print Resources
For Students

Chambers, Veronica. Amistad Rising. Orlando, Fla.: Harcourt, 1998.

Freedman, Suzanne. United States V. Amistad: Rebellion on a Slave Ship. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2000.

Myers, Walter Dean. Amistad: A Long Road to Freedom. New York: Puffin, 2001.

For Teachers

Jones, Howard. Mutiny on the Amistad. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Miller, Barbara. Preparing Citizens: Linking Authentic Assessment and Instruction in Civic/Law-Related Education. Boulder, Colo.: Social Science Education Consortium, 1997.

Related Web Sites
For Students

Amistad Links
This site is a collection of links to historical information and resources concerning the Amistad.

Mystic Seaport
This site contains primary sources, popular media accounts, and a gallery of images pertaining to American maritime history and antebellum attitudes.

For Teachers

Amistad Research Center
Tulane University's national repository of African American history features a collection of primary sources and articles relating to the Amistad case.

Minnesota Center for Community Legal Education
The MCCLE offers a variety of law-related educational activities, including mock trials for grades 5-12.

Mock Trial Online
Geared towards elementary through high school students, this site offers mock cases for classroom use and conducts mock trials over the Internet.

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
The NARA Digital Classroom provides lesson plans and primary source documents for teaching about the Amistad incident.


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