Activities for Lesson 2

Visit these web sites:

Harriet Tubman Printout  http://www.enchantedlearning.c ... /us/aframer/tubman/index.shtml
Read a brief biography of Harriet Tubman. At the top of the page, click on the links for a printout, timeline, and quizzes.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad for Children

Explanation of "Follow the Drinking Gourd"

The Underground Railroad Table of Contents

The Headbone Derby   Escape to Freedom

History Happens
Watch a video which uses rap music to tell the story of the Underground Railroad. You can also view the lyrics.

Slavery WebQuest

Have a simulation of a slave auction. Students can take the roles of slaves, buyers, abolitionists, and auctioneers.

Research the diet of slaves. What kinds of  foods did they eat? Was there a variety of foods? Was the diet healthy?

Draw a slave ship.

Make a wanted poster.

The Fugitive Slave Bill of 1850
This site has links at the bottom showing reward posters.

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