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Study Guide to The Abolition of Man

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A first-rate resource that tackles the complexity of C.S. Lewis’s The Abolition of Man. It provides a clear plan for analysis, discussion, and exploration. The two sets of questions focus readers to concentrate on the text itself, or to...
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An Introduction to C.S. Lewis' The Abolition of Man

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How important are universal values? An engaging installment of a larger playlist includes a summary of C.S. Lewis' The Abolition of Man, one that explores this very question and allows for high schoolers to reflect on their own lives,...
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Harriet Tubman: Abolition Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Imagine breaking out of prison only to continue to go back in to get others out. Welcome to the life of Harriet Tubman. Scholars research her amazing life and her impact on abolition in the United States. Using primary and secondary...
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Slavery: How did the Abolition Acts Affect the Slave Trade?

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students investigate the abolition of slavery by examining historical documents.  In this U.S. history activity, students view photographs of East African residents who were forced into slavery.  Students write about the information they...
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Building Context for the Narrative: The Abolition Movement

For Teachers 7th Standards
That's history. Scholars work together to review the text Abolition and its accompanying text-dependent questions. They then determine what information to add to the Historical Context anchor chart. For homework, individuals think of...
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The Abolition Movement: Reinforcement

For Students 6th - 12th
In this Abolition movement worksheet, students complete essays and short answer questions about important people and history in the Abolition movement. Students complete 2 activities, 3 essay questions, and 10 short answer questions.
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Abolition Movements in the United States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate abolition movements in the United States. In this slavery lesson, students create abolition plans offering a compromise to appease the North and the South.
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150 Years of Abolition in Pennsylvania

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the struggle for abolition in Pennsylvania starting with the Quakers first protest through the burning of Pennsylvania Hall. They conduct research using primary source documents.
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ESL Holiday Lessons: Abolition of Slavery Day

For Students 7th - 11th
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article about Abolition of Slavery Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short...
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Do The Research! Abolition of Slavery in America

For Students 5th - 6th
For this research about slavery worksheet, students use the Internet or other sources to gather information about the abolition of slavery in America. Students answer 4 short essay questions.
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Freedom Voices: Abolition and Suffrage in the United States

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars explore abolition and suffrage in the United States.
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So You Want to Be an Abolitionist?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders become conductors on the Underground Railroad In this abolition instructional activity, 3rd graders read background information about the railroad prior to making presentations to the their classmates about how they can...
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The 1808 Slave Trade Abolition Deadline

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners study the trans-Atlantic Slave trade. In this slave trade lesson plan, students study the Constitutional Convention Notes and the impact on United States slavery. Learners research the slave trade database and other primary...
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Slavery and Abolition: Three Unforgettable Names

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research the people and events involved in the abolitionist movement prior to the U.S. Civil War. They read about and discuss the roles of Nat Turner, Harriet Tubman, and John Brown. Students complete a word splash, Venn...
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Abolition of Slavery

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine the Triangle Trade Route. In this slave trade lesson, students investigate the profits brought by the goods and people traded. Learners also participate in a classroom activity that requires them to replicate how slaves...
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Abolition in Minnesota

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students access primary sources onlien for research and to study abolition in Minnesota.
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Abolition Movement

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
An enslaved man is rescued by a mob of abolitionists. But are the true mobsters those who held him in bondage? Budding historians consider these questions as they examine a publication from an abolitionist group explaining the dramatic...
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For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read Gary Paulsen's, Nightjohn, before research the Abolition Crusade and the Underground Railroad. They discuss why the characters in the book put importance on literary skills.
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Abolition and the Underground Railroad in Essex County

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the end of slavery and the hidden paths slaves used to travel.  In this U.S. history lesson, 5th graders examine the travel routes slaves used in Essex County known as the Underground Railroad.  Students write a...
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Religious Conflict on the Issue of Slavery/Abolition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the history of America by discussing slavery and Christianity.  In this organized religion lesson, students collaborate in small groups in order to analyze the book Slavery Attacked.  Students investigate the connection...
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Slavery and the Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's hard to believe the abolition movement was once seen as scandalous. Help learners understand how the US Constitution changed everything. A variety of activities such as corresponding reading activities, group work ideas, and...
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This Guilty Land

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the actions and motives of John Brown. For this abolition lesson, students discover details about Brown's background as a free-state and abolition supporter. Students discuss his role as that of a martyr or...
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How Do Leaders Communicate Their Ideas? A Look at the Words of John Brown, Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the lives of notable individuals involved in the struggles for abolition and suffrage. The list sacrifices and that these individuals made to increase the effectiveness of their work and identify essential...
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Examining Slave Auction Documents

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students compare the social and cultural characteristics of the North, the South, and the West during the antebellum period, including the lives of African Americans and social reform movements such as abolition and women’s rights.

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