Heroes and Heroines of the Underground Railroad System (UGRR)
Fourth graders choose one leader, either Tubman or Coffin, and write a persuasive summary paragraph that explains why the leader displays the character traits of a hero/heroine in the UGRR
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Meet the Underground Railroad
Students research and learn about the Underground Railroad. In this Underground Railroad lesson plan, students take 2 weeks to research an individual, complete journal writings, read passages in small groups, list major events, and more.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Landmarks of the Underground Railroad
Young scholars explore Civil Rights by reading several books in class. In this Underground Railroad lesson plan, students discuss The Story of Henry Box Brown and identify the location and functionality of the Underground Railroad. Young...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Underground Railroad: Henry "Box" Brown
Students build Henry's box. In this historical perspective lesson students listen to the story Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine about an escape using the Underground Railroad. Students also read and discuss The Deliverer of Box Brown...
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Literature for Lesson 2 - The UnderGround Railroad
Students examine the use of the Underground Railroad. In this Underground Railroad activity, students determine the meaning of the word slavery. They study the Underground Railroad through the use of literature and Internet websites....
3rd - 4th 21st Century Skills
The Underground Railroad in Erie County, Pennsylvania
Students navigate the web to access information about the Underground Railroad in Erie, Pa. For this Underground Railroad lesson, students discuss Hamilton Waters and Harry T. Burleigh. Students use primary sources and negro spirituals...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History