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TASK:Spartacus Schoolnet - Life on the Plantations • How old was Moses Roper when he escaped? • Describe Moses’ diet. • What jobs did Moses have to do? • How did Mr Hammans wife treat Moses? • What happened to Moses when he escaped?
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/clothing/pictures/cotton.jpghttp://www.historyforkids.org/learn/clothing/pictures/cotton.jpg TASK:Cotton research • What type of climate does cotton need in order to grow? • How is cotton farmed? • How did the invention of the ‘Cotton Gin’ change the farming of cotton?
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TASK:Structured Writing – Describe what life on the Plantations was like for the slaves, using the images provided and your own research. • Paragraph One: Introduction – Cotton; How was it farmed? What were the plantations like? i.e. scale, temperature etc. • Paragraph Two: Slave Work – What type of jobs did the slaves do? What seasons did they do which jobs in? What hours did they work? • Paragraph Three: Slave Living Conditions – What were slaves houses like? How did they compare to the slave-owners houses? • Paragraph Four: Slave Punishments – What punishments did slaves receive? What things might the slave have done to be punished? • Paragraph Five: Conclusion – Pull all your key points together and state overall what life was like on the Plantations for the slaves.