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Harriet Tubman Warns "Kill the Snake Before It Kills You"

For Students 8th - 12th
Harriet Tubman developed a rich extended metaphor for slavery and the imperative for Lincoln to abolish it in this dictated letter from 1862. Young historians read the original document and interpret Tubman's allegory with a pair of...
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Harriet Tubman: Abolition Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Imagine breaking out of prison only to continue to go back in to get others out. Welcome to the life of Harriet Tubman. Scholars research her amazing life and her impact on abolition in the United States. Using primary and secondary...
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Harriet Tubman Follow the North Star

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
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. 
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Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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...
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Harriet Tubman: Moses of Her People

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Who was Harriet Tubman, and what was her place on the Underground Railroad? Recall the bravery and achievements of this extraordinary figure with a short, engaging informational text and crossword puzzle.
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Harriet Tubman and the End of Slavery

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Harriet Tubman: Using Precise Adjectives

For Students 2nd - 5th
It's never too soon to encourage young writers to broaden their descriptive lexicon beyond good, great, and awesome. A short passage about Harriet Tubman for elementary scholars features clear, precise adjectives. The attached graphic...
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Harriet Tubman: Characterization

For Students 2nd - 5th
Young readers learn about a hero of the Underground Railroad in this short passage that highlights the fundamentals of Tubman's story. In the graphic organizer that follows, they track her character by citing her actions and other clues....
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The Breathtaking Courage of Harriet Tubman

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Harriet Tubman Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
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...
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The Life of Harriet Tubman

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
A well-designed lesson teaches about the history of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and the issues of civil liberties. Young historians watch a video, access Internet resources, and engage in cooperative activities which should...
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Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine the work of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. In this Social Studies lesson, students use a true/false handout and worksheet to explore an Internet site about the Underground Railroad and its heroes. Students...
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Harriet Tubman: Civil War Spy

For Students 8th Standards
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...
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Harriet Tubman

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners participate in a fun reader's theater activity to discover the great lengths that Harriet Tubman took in her work with the Underground Railroad and as a spy in the Union army during the Civil War. 
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Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Bravery

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
How does Harriet Tubman embody the characteristics of a hero? Young historians analyze primary sources and read excerpts from Harriet Tubman's biography to identify her character traits. 
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Harriet Tubman: Civil War Spy

For Students 6th - 9th
Add engaging new material to Harriet Tubman and Civil War curricula with a crisply designed, two-page reading about the famous abolitionist. The text details a military raid she led against the Confederate army, informs readers about Tom...
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Harriet Tubman: Recognizing the Human Agency

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the contributions of Harriet Tubman to the history of Canada. They read a handout, complete a handout in small groups, and write a speech evaluating how Harriet Tubman changed history.
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Harriet Tubman Integrated Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students organize facts about Harriet Tubman. In this writing lesson, students research Harriet Tubman, sort facts about her into two categories, and use the information they have found to write about her life in complete paragraphs.
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Harriet Tubman: Dancing on the Freedom Trail

For Teachers K - 4th
Students observe a dance interpretation about Harriet Tubman. In this art/social studies lesson, students explore how their emotions can be expressed through movement and create their own dance or dramatic interpretation.
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Eloise Greenfield poem: "Harriet Tubman"

For Students 2nd - 3rd
A lively poem about the Underground Railroad conductor conveys facts about the hero of the title, and provides young readers with the chance to learn about poetic devices (stanza and rhyme scheme). Provides no concrete materials for...
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Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine Harriet Tubman's contribution to the Underground Railroad. They read and discuss an excerpt from the book "The Tamarack Tree," listen to the CD for the book "Follow the Drinking Gourd," and write a journal response from...
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I Have A Dream - Pastel Drawings

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discuss the meaning of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech, explore figurative language, and read about Harriet Tubman and her courage. After the discussion, learners analyze painter/author Jacob Lawrence's use of...
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All Aboard the Freedom Train!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young historians identify Harriet Tubman, her character traits, and role as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. They create an escape map using map legends and the Cardinal directions. This plan utilizes one of my favorite video...
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Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students discuss Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railraod and answer short answer questions. In this Underground Railroad lesson plan, students discuss conductors along a map.

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