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What teacher doesn’t want their students to learn about this great American? Harriet Tubman, the great American abolitionist, spy, and suffragette. This resource allows students to learn in-depth information about Tubman’s life.
What does this resource include?
· A quick biographical overview of Tubman’s life.
· 1st reading activity
o Details about Tubman’s activates on the Underground Railroad
o 5 close reading questions
o Map analysis as it relates to the Underground Railroad
· 2nd reading activity as it relates to Tubman’s role in the Combahee Ferry Raid during the Civil War.
o 4 close reading questions
o Primary source document analysis. Students will compare and contracts newspaper reports about the Combahee River Raid – One from the Northern perspective and the other from the Southern perspective
o Close reading questions for each primary source documents
· Group activity worksheet
· Teacher Notes
· 7 Discussion Questions