Images of Slavery and the Underground Railroad

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Pictures and photographs can help us foster greater connections and a deeper understanding of a historical time period. After closely analyzing several images that depict slavery and the Underground Railroad, your class will have the opportunity to then use their creative skills to write a narrative from the perspective of a historical character in the images.

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CCSS: Designed
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  • Good worksheet for analyzing images

  • A separate lesson for how to properly construct a narrative is required
  • Need to supplement with more background information for images and lessons on historical context
Common Core