We found 205 resources with the concept the underground railroad
Harriet Tubman and the End of SlaveryLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Harriet Tubman saved hundreds from slavery through what was called the Underground Railroad. Teach learners about her amazing accomplishments through the article that uses effective direct instruction. After reading, scholars break into...
Louisa May Alcott | The Civil WarLesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Louisa May Alcott longed to fight in the Civil War to end the scourge of slavery, but like most nineteenth-century women, was relegated to the ranks of wartime nurses and seamstresses. Learners watch a short dramatization of Alcott's...
The Breathtaking Courage of Harriet TubmanLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Escaping slavery only to return and escape again is quite a heroic act. The life of Harriet Tubman launches scholars into a world of courage, fear, and freedom. Using video clips and questions, young historians uncover the story of the...
Harriet Tubman: Civil War SpyLesson Planet
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know that Harriet Tubman also served as a spy for the Union during the Civil War, and was the first woman to lead a military expedition in American history? Learners read about the fascinating story of Harriet Tubman and conclude...
Harriet Tubman Reading ComprehensionLesson Planet
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Young pupils not only discover major characteristics and events in the life of Harriet Tubman, but also develop essential reading comprehension skills, such as identifying the main idea, differentiating between fact and opinion, and...
Harriet Tubman and the Underground RailroadLesson Planet
3rd - 8th
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...
Step into the Painting: Social Studies, Literature, and ArtLesson Planet
5th - 7th
Travel back in American history to the era of slavery and abolition. After reading about the Underground Railroad, young historians examine a painting depicting the event, and write a narrative from the point of view of a person in the...
Whispers of Angels: Buffalo and the Underground RailroadLesson Planet
6th - 12th
What role did Buffalo, New York play in the Underground Railroad? Young historians investigate the Underground Railroad ties to Buffalo and western New York. They create a web site or multimedia presentation based on the research. If...
Decision Making: Who Was Right?Lesson Planet
3rd - 4th CCSS: Designed
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...
Harriet Tubman Follow the North StarLesson Planet
1st - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Honor Black History Month with a spotlight feature on Harriet Tubman. After learning about the path the Underground Railroad followed, scholars imagine themselves on it, and share their experience and feelings through writing.