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The Underground Railroad - Court Decisions
Students explore how the underground railroad impacted court decisions and legislation by Congress.
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The Quilting Connection....a Teaching Unit on Slavery, the Underground Railroad And Quilting
Middle schoolers research the Internet, read designated books and selection, participate in discussions and write short reports while completing this series of lessons about slavery and the Underground Railroad. As a final project, they...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Background to the Conflict:Pre-Civil War Days
With a complete overview of the events and factors that led to the Civil War, this presentation would provide a great way to review information discussed in class. The facts about the Civil War are laid out in an attractive and easy to...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Underground Railroad: Three Perspectives
Students use the map of The Underground Railroad on the slaveryinamerica.org web site and assume the role(s) of three different participants in the Underground Railroad: a runaway slave, a slave catcher, and an Underground Railroad...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
History in Literature - The House of Dies Drear
Hook your learners with a great project. They research the underground railroad and civil rights movement through literature, view the video The Underground Railroad: Escape from Slavery, and read the book House of Dies Drear in their...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Justice Is Blind, Colorblind That Is
It's so interesting to see kids respond to articles about education. To start the day, prompt learners to discuss the words colorblindness and diversity. Then, split your class in two and have one side read an article from 2007 and the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Underground Railroad (Grade 8)
Eighth graders experience what it was like to flee from slavery on the Underground Railroad. They improve their understanding of the history of slavery in the US and become familiar with some of the people who fought to end slavery in...
8th Social Studies & History