Black History Month: Follow the Drinking Gourd, 2020

Janis Aston
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Use this activity during Black History Month or any other time during the year. "Follow the Drinking Gourd" is a song that will extend classroom teaching into the music classroom. New revised version, 2020.

Talk about codes, secret messages, danger, heroes, courage, and bravery. Use these activities to address the serious subjects of social justice, equality, and to encourage respect for others.

Encourage students to listen and analyze the song and story behind this song about the Underground Railroad.

Previous Ratings from Older Version

Todd Wuest (TpT Seller)

July 30, 2020

Very satisfied

My students really enjoyed the material, it added a great deal to our seminar. Great materials and I will use the material in the future.

Irena M.

May 11, 2020

5.0 Extremely satisfied

Great resource with everything you need. I used it during Black history month.

Students used with

K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd grades

Jennifer S.

February 6, 2020

Having more resources like this make my planning so easy thanks

Jamai Moltzahn (TpT Seller)

March 26, 2019

5.0 Extremely satisfied

Great for my grade 5/6 class. Many cross-curricular connections.

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