12 Years a Slave Video Lesson Plans and Worksheets
While I never had an opportunity to test out 12 Years a Slave Video Lesson Plans and Worksheets I would have liked to have shown the film either at the end of the year or as part a discussion on slavery (either as part of a World History or US course).
The New York Times learning Blog has a good outline of the lesson involved in it. You can find it here: 12 Years a Slave Lesson Plans and Worksheets from NTY Learning Blog
I have also put the lesson into a single document that students can use:
12 Years a Slave Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Teachers may also be interested in having students compare the two excerpts listed in the document using the resources below:
If copies of the book may be found it may be worth it to have students read a chapter out of the book. This guide includes questions for each chapter along with enrichment activities (both for the book and the film)12 Years A Slave Reading Questions