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Harriet Tubman

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Sarah Connell

on 12 January 2015

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Transcript of Harriet Tubman

Pretend that you are a fugitive, fleeing persecution and hoping for a better life. How will you escape? What are you escaping from? Where will you go? How will you disguise yourself?
Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad
1. Select an article from the UDHR to focus on
2. Select Role/Audience/Format/Topic
3. Select materials that resemble your format (ripped notebook paper for diary, white paper for new article, etc.)
4. Begin writing! *Use at least two vocab words
5. Proof read
6. Review vocab
One hundred years before the Jim Crow South, slavery still thrived in America. Many Southern slaves fled north to freedom using a secret network of escape routes known as the Underground Railroad.
The "conductors" on the Underground Railroad were brave men and women who provided the escaping slaves with food hid them in secret tunnels and false cupboards, and guided the runaways to the next 'station.' One of the most famous of these conductors was a woman named Harriet Tubman.
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Complete the t-chart by filling in main ideas on the left hand side and details on the right hand side.
Before Jim Crow
Conductors of the Underground Railroad
"Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad"
Exit Ticket
1. What form of organization does Ann Petry use?
2. What is Harriet's motivation as a conductor?
Harriet Tubman is a true American hero. If you could be a true American hero (super or otherwise) what type of power would you exercise?
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