This complete lesson plan engages each student in discovering the history of the Underground Railroad and 12 specific language symbols that were used for runaway slaves. It offers each student the freedom to choose eight colors to be used within four patterns on each sheet of 12 sheets. The color choices they make determine the appeal or the design. This is a good lesson to teach with regards to color theory, and the use of neutral colors as color the embellishes a design.
This lesson plan includes two extra lessons that can be used as bell work or as a do now lesson when students first enter the classroom. There is a design a logo of freedom lesson that allows students to think abstractly as well as an assessment cross word puzzle.
This lesson is a complete lesson plan that contains a rubric and add on dynamics of the lesson. This lesson is created in a Word Document format so that each teacher can edit it to make it their own for their collection of lessons. It is recommended that this lesson coincide with the History teacher during the study period of the Underground Railroad.