Following the Slave Trade Route Lesson

Attachment C: Map Assignment




1.       Using information from the narratives, student groups should create a map detailing the routes of the slave trade during the identified phases and also identify areas of colonization and settlement. Groups should use a different color of map pencil to depict the different phases. Each map should contain the following elements:


        Grid System (Latitude and Longitude)

        Compass Rose

        Legend or Key

        Map Scale



2. After completing the map and research assignment, students should add the icons that reflect the economic and cultural impact, making sure they include each icon in the map key or legend.