New Review Uncle Tom's Cabin
Through a careful reading and examination of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, scholars take part in grand conversations about the novel's contents, slavery, and the impact the book had on it. Furthermore, learners analyze an...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Everyday Heroes from the 1800s
From Clara Barton and Harriet Beecher Stowe to Ulysses S. Grant and George Washington Carver, this research project will allow learners to gain an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of everyday heroes of the nineteenth century in...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Social Causes and Consequences of Slavery
Students read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and identify four social causes and consequences of slavery. In this novel analysis lesson, students read the book and conduct research using the given links to find aspects of slavery and how...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
"The New Colossus" & "Harriet Beecher Stowe": Questions for Analysis
Partners work together to respond to questions about "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus and Paul Laurence Dunbar’s "Harriet Beecher Stowe." The focus here is on the identifying the qualities that make these two poems sonnets.
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Learners examine the work of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. In this Social Studies lesson, students use a true/false handout and worksheet to explore an Internet site about the Underground Railroad and its heroes. Learners...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History