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232 resources with the concept fugitive slaves

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Scrapbook of Freedom

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine what it was like for a child traveling in the Underground Railroad.
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There Were Many Paths to Freedom

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the Underground Railroad in the history of Pennsylvania.
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Hidden in Plain View: History Standard Two and the Underground

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create a quilt based on the Underground Railroad quilt code from the book Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad.
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The Underground Railroad and the I & M Canal in Illinois

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students, in groups, discuss the Underground Railroad, then fill out a worksheet.
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Language and Runaway Slave Ads

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners read and analyze runaway slave ads.
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Planning an Escape

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students identify characteristics of runaway slaves in the 18th century, Generalize about reasons slaves ran away, and construct plan of how a slave might be successful in running away.
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Forest Joe: Outlaw or Hero?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students read a narrative about a 19th century fugitive slave named Forest Joe. They research the legend of Forest Joe and compare it to Robin Hood and other similar legends from various ethnic groups.
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Geography and Runaway Journeys Lesson Plan: The Great Dismal Swamp

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the geography of swamps and the Great Dismal Swamp. They research primary accounts, period literature, and analyze how fugitive slaves lived in the swamps.
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Living on the Fringe Lesson Plan: Maroon Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a section of the narrative, Runaway Journeys, and examine how fugitives lived in remote areas. They identify maroon communities on a map, and research and write about maroon communities.
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Make an ABC Book of Slavery And the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students learn about a topic through research, drawing, and the production of a finished product
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The Underground Railroad

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders work in teams to play a game that is based on the Underground Railroad in Delaware.
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Traveling Along the Indiana Underground Railroad

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students develop a deeper understanding of the role that Indiana played in the Underground Railroad while exploring Indiana Geography.
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Silent Signals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss the frustrations of navigating the Underground Railroad and list the symbols and signs used to communicate on the Underground Railroad.
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People and Places in Indiana's Underground Railroad

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use an Indiana map to explain why Indiana's geographic location was important to its role in the UGR. They experience personal stories and feelings of the people involved in UGR through role-play and literature.
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Hidin' Out

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders draw three major Underground Railroad routes crossing Indiana on an outline map and include habitats and towns. They produce an oral history involving at least three natural habitats and one human habitat.
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Escape to Freedom

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students read 'They Called Her Moses," create a wanted poster for Tub man, compose a journal entry imagining they are William Still, and in groups, create a newspaper depicting the incident of the runaway slaves and events from the time...