Transatlantic slave trade unit

In this unit students will develop a general understanding of the history of slavery, details of the trade circuit, the conditions of the Middle Passage, and the role that Bermuda played in the slave trade. The unit initiates the connection between the slave trade of the past and human trafficking of today. Throughout, students are asked to reflect on and connect with the content in empathetic, critical and creative ways. As a closure to the unit, students are asked to a develop a response using the RAFT technique to demonstrate their comprehension and experience.

This unit aligns with the M2 Social Studies Curriculum Module B: Age of Exploration and Migration with the specific topic: System of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

Standards developed include:

08.SS.G3 Describe the origins of the transatlantic slave trade

08.SS.G4 Describe the slave trade regions and goods traded

08.SS.G5 Describe the conditions of transporting enslaved Africans to North America, the Middle Passage

NB. This e-book is a draft document that is open for critical feedback prior to being revised for publication in September 2020. Thank you in advance for your feedback: education@nmb.bm

History of Tourism unit

In this unit, students will develop a general understanding of the history and evolution of tourism in Bermuda from the 1800s to present day. Throughout the unit, students will be asked to reflect on and connect with the content in empathetic, critical and creative ways. As a closure to the unit, students will be asked to a develop a response using the RAFT technique to demonstrate their comprehension and experience.

This unit aligns with the P6 Social Studies Curriculum Module C: Economy and Technology with the specific topic: Economic Development from 1920-2009 (Tourism).

Standards developed include:

SS.P6.E1 Describe the roles of & points of view of the various stakeholders (citizens, government, business) during the evolution of tourism, 1920-2009

SS.P6.E1 Outline the contributing factors to the evolution of Bermuda tourism, 1920-2009, including: Furness Withy, the Tucker’s Town Dispute, Darrell’s Island Airport, WWII, Kindley Field Airport, advertising, cruise liners, US recession and International Business

NB. This e-book is a draft document that is open for critical feedback prior to being revised for publication in September 2020. Thank you in advance for your feedback: education@nmb.bm