Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Through a careful reading and examination of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, scholars take part in grand conversations about the novel's contents, slavery, and the impact the book had on it. Furthermore, learners analyze an image depicting an auction of slaves, conduct a readers theater, and explore current events to bring attention to the public's way of dealing with specific issues. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Post discussion questions on a classroom blog
  • Schedule time in the library or on mobile learning devices to search for current events 
  • Laminate the image for continued use 
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a print and audio copy of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe 
Pros

  • The lesson plan is written clearly and in detail 
  • Comes with an optional activity 
  • The lesson brings light to past events, as well as current events of which the public should be aware
Cons

  • None