Birth of a Nation Materials

Lesson Plans

This is an excellent lesson plan that can be adapted for different reading levels.


This lesson plan includes extensive primary source documents and discussion questions.


This is a traditional lesson plan for elementary students on Nat Turner. It includes background information on geography, American History, and slavery. This also has an extensive reference list.


This information is excellent for online learning or a blended classroom. It is for higher level readers.


This lesson includes a basic timeline for students, reported direct quotes, vocabulary with definitions, and guiding questions.


This is a brief 1 or 2 day lesson on Nat Turner. It includes select confessions and and 2 suggested exercises.


This lesson plan includes a video and online activities.


Lesson plans that include graphic organizers.