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Students study the contributions of Harriet Tubman. In this service learning lesson, students explore the work of Harriet Tubman as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
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Harriet Tubman Reading Comprehension
Young pupils not only discover major characteristics and events in the life of Harriet Tubman, but also develop essential reading comprehension skills, such as identifying the main idea, differentiating between fact and opinion, and...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Life of Harriet Tubman
A well-designed lesson teaches about the history of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and the issues of civil liberties. Young historians watch a video, access Internet resources, and engage in cooperative activities which should...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
New Review Harriet Tubman Follow the North Star
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.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Eloise Greenfield poem: "Harriet Tubman"
A lively poem about the Underground Railroad conductor conveys facts about the hero of the title, and provides young readers with the chance to learn about poetic devices (stanza and rhyme scheme). Provides no concrete materials for...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
Personal Picture Narratives: Jacob Lawrence
Second graders study artist Jacob Lawrence and his paintings of Harriet Tubman; students create their own painting in Lawrence's style. In this art and history lesson, 2nd graders read and study the art from Jacob Lawrence: Exploring...
2nd English Language Arts