Students describe contributions made by Sojourner Truth and identify freedoms they enjoy because of the efforts of people like her. They define suffrage and abolition by experiencing it and by hearing an explanation of the definition.
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Famous Dead People Project
Despite the slightly off-putting title, the instructions and activities detailed in these project guidelines for researching a noteworthy figure will serve as a fantastic supplement to your next famous person research assignment.
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Elizabeth Started All the Trouble
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a famous suffragette that paved the way for equal rights for women. Readers respond to before, during, and after reading questions based on her story. The resource is a great addition to a lesson during Women's...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Literature for Lesson 4 - Abolitionists
Students examine the definition of abolition and abolitionists. In this abolition activity, students complete vocabulary work before reading about Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, and Frederick Douglass. They watch a video about Harriet...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts