Midnight Train To Freedom
Students research, discuss and study about the Underground Railroad and examine the risks associated with escaping slavery by reading the article "North Toward Home." They create a museum book to accompany a teacher-created exhibit on this topic.
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Passage to Freedom Teacher's Guide
Students explore the main elements of the book Passage to Freedom. In this reading response lesson, students participate in pre-reading activities that focus on the idea of courage. Students conduct a book walk-through and are introduced...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: Fact, Fiction, and Artistic License
Students examine The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere. In this visual arts instructional activity, students study the historical significance of the event as they examine the Grant Wood painting and primary sources regarding the event.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Brainstorming Ideas and Determining Your Position for a Persuasive Essay
Meat eater or vegetarian? Here’s a series of activities that prepare writers for crafting a persuasive essay. Using the included worksheets, the class works together to craft arguments for and against eating meat. They discuss issues...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Learners develop computer research skills while searching facts about Harriet Tubman. Students learn about ways in which Harriet Tubman's childhood influenced her future. Learners learn to use primary documents to learn about the...
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills