Slavery in the North

Did you know Sovjourner Truth's birth name was Isabella Baumfree? Read about this famous abolitionist that was sold multiple times as a slave before she was finally emancipated in 1828.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners complete the paired passage text for homework after doing the main worksheet in class together
Classroom Considerations

  • Reading passage is a Lexile® 1000 reading level
  • Best used during Black History Month, during a study of women abolitionists in history, or a unit on the Indushtrial Revolution
Pros

  • Comes with an answer key, as well as a paired passage and worksheet
  • Vocabulary words are in bold and some have footnotes
  • Designed for Common Core
Cons

  • None
Common Core