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Using Coded Messages on the Underground Railroad

Students interpret the meanings of culturally significant songs sung during the period of slavery in the United States. They read the lyrics of songs representative of spirituals sung by slaves and decipher the coded messages in those songs. Students write their own coded messages and share them with the class.

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3rd - 5th
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
3 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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