The African Squadron Reader.  Historic Ships in Baltimore is pleased to provide, free of charge, the African Squadron Reader.  This document, downloadable using Adobe Acrobat Reader, provides a full course of instruction in reading and literacy skills for grade levels 6, 7 and 8. 

Students will enjoy reading the primary source documents, fog-indexed for grade level, recounting the Navy's fight against the slave trade.  Also included are quizzes, assessment tools and other fun activities designed to encourage the development of reading and literacy skills. 

To download the curriculum and accompanying teachers' guide, see the links below.  You must have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer to download the curriculum.  To download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat, click HERE.

The African Squadron Reader and Teachers' Guide

Grade Level 6 Download
Grade Level 7 Download
Grade Level 8 Download