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Escaping Slavery: Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

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Escaping Slavery: Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 45- to 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Sue Ann Miller

North Wales, Pennsylvania

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Critical Perspectives: Reading and Writing About Slavery

Students critically explore the moral issue of slavery through reading fiction and nonfiction children's literature about the Underground Railroad, and they extend their understanding through creative writing projects.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 19

Celebrate Juneteenth!

Students use the Venn Diagram to compare Juneteenth celebrations to Fourth of July celebrations and hypothesize about the differences.

 

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