The Underground Railroad - Court Decisions
Learners explore how the underground railroad impacted court decisions and legislation by Congress.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Dollars and Votes: 2012 Election
What comes to mind when learners think about campaign financing? Secondary pupils watch a video about the fundraising climate during the 2012 presidential election and discuss Super PACs and Supreme Court legislation as a group. Focusing...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Get On Board: Underground Railroad
Eighth graders research the Underground Railroad. In this Civil Freedoms lesson plan, 8th graders view a documentary, research a historical person, and write a position paper. This is an 5 day lesson plan which includes differentiated...
8th Social Studies & History
Images of Slavery and the Underground Railroad
Pictures and photographs can help us foster greater connections and a deeper understanding of a historical time period. After closely analyzing several images that depict slavery and the Underground Railroad, your class will have the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Landmarks of the Underground Railroad
Ninth graders explore the impact of the Underground Railroad. In this slavery lesson plan, 9th graders read about the Shadrach Minkins case and discuss the details of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Students consider how the Underground...
9th Social Studies & History
The Underground Railroad
Students discuss how slaves fought against their situation and how did they escape. They discover what the Underground Railroad was and how it slaves used it to reach freedom. They then play a game focusing on the Underground Railroad in...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History