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82 reviewed resources for harriet beecher stowe

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"The New Colossus" & "Harriet Beecher Stowe": Questions for Analysis

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Partners work together to respond to questions about "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus and Paul Laurence Dunbar’s "Harriet Beecher Stowe." The focus here is on the identifying the qualities that make these two poems sonnets.
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Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's Cabin

For Students 8th - 12th
Harriet Beecher Stowe's passion for abolitionism culminated when Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, forcing Northern states to become complicit in the act of slavery. A short video dramatizes the events preceding the...
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Harriet Beecher Stowe: Author and Abolitionist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Scholars use primary documents, video clips, and legal decisions to uncover Harriet Beecher Stowe's motives for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. They create a 21st century book jacket for the novel to capture the purpose behind Stowe's story. 
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Harriet Beecher Stowe Sends Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Victoria and Albert, 1852

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Harriet Beecher Stowe's plea for abolition is not only laid plain in her acclaimed novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, but in her written correspondence as well. High schoolers read a letter written by Stowe to Prince Albert and Queen Victoria to...
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Every Day Edit - Harriet Beecher Stowe

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, learners correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar.
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Uncle Tom’s Cabin Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature activity, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Starting Out

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prior knowledge is key when starting any novel unit, but it's essential before introducing Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Three lessons provide primary documents, historical discussions, and extended reading activities that...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Reading the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teach the importance of context and perspective with a unit focused on Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. The first lesson considers the role of female characters and readers, including the gender expectations of the time. The...
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Student Page: Uncle Tom's Cabin and American Culture

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
History sleuths read articles for and against Uncle Tom's Cabin, examine visual images, print responses, and multi-media tomitudes to better understand the impact of Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel on American culture prior to the Civil...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through a careful reading and examination of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, scholars take part in grand conversations about the novel's contents, slavery, and the impact the book had on it. Furthermore, learners analyze an...
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Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Fugitive Slave Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From the time of its publication, Uncle Tom's Cabin has been controversial. To better understand the debate, class members first examine a broadside decrying the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and then two newspaper reviews of the novel...
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Illustrating Uncle Tom's Cabin

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Historical illustrations reveal more than what they are meant to portray. After reading Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, high schoolers view a series of illustrations, movie posters, photographs, and book covers that exemplify...
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Reading Comprehension: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your high schoolers to one of the most important pieces of American literature with a reading comprehension lesson. As class members read a short passage from Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, they learn about the...
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The Songs in Uncle Tom's Cabin

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Experience Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin in an innovative, musical way. A list of audio links leads class members to spirituals from the novel, such as "Die in the Field," "The Wings in the Morning," and "Blow Ye the Trumpet."
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From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Everyday Heroes from the 1800s

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
From Clara Barton and Harriet Beecher Stowe to Ulysses S. Grant and George Washington Carver, this research project will allow learners to gain an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of everyday heroes of the nineteenth century in...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin is rich with historical elements, figurative language, compelling characters, and a devastating plot. Guide readers through the novel with a series of activities designed to activate...
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A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you've read Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe and would like to know more about its genesis, characters, and historical context, an explanatory eBook is an essential part of your reading experience. Perfect for language arts...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Finishing the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The reviews for Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin were as divisive as the novel itself. High schoolers finish the novel unit with an evaluation of the book's initial reviews, its characters' dreams and fears of emancipation, and...
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The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
What was the purpose of the Enrollment Act of 1863? Pupils consider the topic while completing the novel study for The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick. They write original similes and answer reading...
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Social Studies: The Ideology of Slavery

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the development of racial stereotyping beginning with the antebellum years. They research how blackface minstrel songs reinforced the antebellum mindset of African-Americans. Secondly, students investigate "Uncle Tom's...
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The American Civil War: A Nation Divided (1861-1865)

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Intended for use with atlases, this presentation details the causes and effects of the Civil War. It includes historical pictures of battles and discussion points about the technology which emerged during (and for) the war. The final...
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Uncle Tom's Cabin Lesson Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students read a historical novel to learn about slavery and African American history. Students read the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin and discuss the racial issues in the story.
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Uncle Tom's Cabin Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Uncle Tom's Cabin worksheet, students determine answers to questions pertaining to characterization, plot, and setting in Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
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The Lady Who Started a War

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Approach the tragedies of slavery with a Reader's Theater activity based on Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. In small groups, learners practice their lines and then present a section to the class. The plan suggests that they...

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