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Write down everything you do in a typical day from when you get up, to when you go to bed e.g 7.45am I get up and get dressed 8.45am I get to school etc. Compare your normal day with a slaves normal day!
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Write down everything you do in a typical day from when you get up, to when you go to bed e.g
7.45am I get up and get dressed
8.45am I get to school etc
5.30am-Go straight to the fields. Take breakfast with you. Work until 8.00am. Latecomers whipped.
8.00am-Stop for breakfast. Boiled yam and okra seasoned with salt and pepper.
8.30am-Continue with work
12.00pm-Rest and Lunch: salted meat or pickled fish.
2.00pm-Start work again.
6.00pm-Return to huts
Night-time-During the harvest season, work in the mill through the night.
Your Task:- In the back of your books write a short report from the point of view of the team that you have been given. For example, a Stoke supporter may say the following:-
We deserved the win. We could have won the game by more if we had put our chances away.
A Man Utd supporter may say:-
We were unlucky really. Stoke’s goals were lucky. If Delap had not been on, they would not have scored any.
Slaves were used to do all of the hard work whilst the white owners collected the profits.
Life on the Plantations was easy for the slaves. They got to work outside in the pleasant sunshine and spent time with their families.
Life on the Plantations was hard, back breaking work. Slaves were often treated badly and had little time to look after their families.
Written By A.Scouser (from Liverpool)
Read each of the interpretations of the football match on the sheet and answer the following questions:
What might be
Could you be
mistaken? Might it
be something else?
What is happening here? Describe what you see.
How do they look? What are their clothes like? What do you think they have been doing? How old are they? How do you think they are feeling?
Who would live in a house like this? (IT IS FROM A PLANTATION!)