Wisconsin's Role in the Underground Railroad
Students examine Wisconsin's role in the Underground Railroad. They read primary and secondary source documents, answer questions, analyze maps, and listen to a story involving the Wisconsin Underground Railroad.
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Underground Railroad Mini-Unit
Learners watch a film about slavery. Students view a PowerPoint about the Underground Railroad and use various resources to make a timeline for the topic. Learners research a historical figure from the Underground Railroad era and give a...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Underground Railroad PowerPoint
A very interesting presentation on the Underground Railroad used by slaves who were seeking freedom. Learners consider photographs of safe houses, devices used to hide from capture, maps of routes used, and pictures of white people who...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Young scholars develop computer research skills while searching facts about Harriet Tubman. Students learn about ways in which Harriet Tubman's childhood influenced her future. Young scholars learn to use primary documents to learn about...
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills
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
Decision Making: Who Was Right?
Help your class explore the question "Is it ever right to disobey a law?" With a strong base of knowledge about the Civil War, anti-slavery movement, and Underground Railroad, your class explores civil disobedience in Marshall, Michigan...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed