Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
Students demonstrate what they know about the underground railroad by comparing, contrasting, and answering question in a discussion format.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Life of Harriet Tubman
A well-designed lesson plan teaches about the history of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and the issues of civil liberties. Young historians watch a video, access Internet resources, and engage in cooperative activities which...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
Around Town: Neighborhood and Community: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)
Here is a unit designed to support English language development. Scholars speak, move, and write to learn more about topics that focus on community and local concepts. The series of lessons aids to reinforce concepts including consonant...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Buildings That Reach for the Sky
Through photographs and informational text, scholars explore skyscrapers around the world including the Twin Towers in New York—the unfortunate targets of the September 11th terrorist attacks—and view the guests and employees that...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Secret to Freedom Teacher’s Guide
Students read the story "The Secret to Freedom" and participate in active reading to personalize what they have read. In this reading lesson, students follow several writing activities and discuss their work . Students integrate their...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts
All about Me!
Celebrate the uniqueness of your students with this character building lesson plan series. In order to learn about and appreciate diversity and individuality, children create All About Me books by cutting out and drawing pictures that...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
All Together Now: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 1)
All Together Now is the theme of this series of extra support lessons. The collection aids the instruction of blending sounds and reading high-frequency words through writing and reading sentences. Support also engages pupils in...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Finding Your Way: The Underground Railroad
Students explore the dangers that escaping slaves faced and the things they used (e.g. songs and quilts) to help them find their way. They conclude by designing a class quilt showing things that slaves would have needed to know about to...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History