Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to compare Stowe's content to another form of text about slavery
Common Core Standards:
Watch in class or arrange a separate screening of Steve McQueen's 2013 film Twelve Years a Slave.
Some students will have read excerpts from the text on which the movie is based for yesterday's assignment; others will not be familiar with it. Students should consider the following questions as they watch:
* How is the film Twelve Years a Slave similar to Uncle Tom's Cabin?
* How is the film Twelve Years a Slave different from Uncle Tom's Cabin?
* Why do you think McQueen...
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