How Did Slavery Impact Our Nation?

Fifth graders closely examine the effects of slavery on American society giving special emphasis to the issue of social injustice, the life of Harriet Tubman, the underground railroad and the achievements of Abraham Lincoln during this month long unit. Students conduct research, write fictional accounts of historical events, recreate an underground railroad at their school and participate in role playing activities.

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Grade
5th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
21 days
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
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