E11 AGENDA 10/19 – The Atlantic Slave Trade, Cont.

  1. Explore The Middle Passage
  2. Slideshow: Slavery and the Triangular Trade
  3. Watch video:  The Atlantic Slave Trade


  • Read all the pages of this  Puritan Poetry section  It includes poetry by Puritan poets Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor.
  • Imagine that a reality show has offered you the chance to win a million dollars. In exchange you will have to give up an object, a person, or a belief that you truly value. Assume that you are not willing to make the sacrifice. Write a brief letter to explain why you must turn down the money.
  • As you read the poems, find two examples of each of the following and write them down (refer to your English binder glossary).
    • Hyperbole
    • Metaphor
    • Figurative Language
    • Personification
    • Symbolism


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