Harriet Tubman Follow the North Star

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Honor Black History Month with a spotlight feature on Harriet Tubman. After learning about the path the Underground Railroad followed, scholars imagine themselves on it, and share their experience and feelings through writing. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Invite class members to stand and share their Underground Railroad journey with their peers 
  • Gather a variety of resources about Harriet Tubman for learners to browse when time permits 
Classroom Considerations
  • Although the worksheet's reading material is not provided, it may still be used alongside a text of the same subject 
  • Non-traditional writing space—boxes instead of lines—along a path-like image makes writing more engaging 
  • Provides a brief history of Harriet Tubman
  • Does not come with the accompanying reading material
Common Core