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 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
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
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
Students develop computer research skills while searching facts about Harriet Tubman. Students learn about ways in which Harriet Tubman's childhood influenced her future. Students learn to use primary documents to learn about the...
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills
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
Literature for Lesson 2 - The UnderGround Railroad
Students examine the use of the Underground Railroad. In this Underground Railroad lesson plan, students determine the meaning of the word slavery. They study the Underground Railroad through the use of literature and Internet websites....
3rd - 4th 21st Century Skills
Meet the Underground Railroad
Students research and learn about the Underground Railroad. In this Underground Railroad lesson plan, students take 2 weeks to research an individual, complete journal writings, read passages in small groups, list major events, and more.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History