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The Scrapbook of Clotee, a Slave Girl: A Dear America Activity

Students can click through this interactive, fictional scrapbook for a first-hand look at a young slave’s life before the Civil War.



Activity Type

  • Activities and Games
  • Book Resources

“The Scrapbook of Clotee, a Slave Girl” — Scholastic’s fictional, interactive scrapbook — gives students a unique opportunity to see what life was like for a young slave working on a Virginia plantation in 1859. Inside, students can click to explore:

Through the various activities above, students get an idea of how many African-Americans lived before the Civil War.

Susan Cheyney

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